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Disclosure after adverse medical outcomes: A multidimensional challenge.

O’Connell D. Disclosure after adverse medical outcomes: A multidimensional challenge. J Clin Outcomes Manag. 2019;26(5):213-218.

Disclosure of errors and adverse events is increasingly encouraged in health care. This article reviews disclosure and resolution pathways and discusses barriers to pathway implementation.  Ensuring clinicians are equipped with tools to implement effective disclosure and fair resolution benefits both patient safety and clinician emotional well-being.