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Journal Article
Commentary

Discontinuity and disaster: gaps and the negotiation of culpability in medication delivery.

Dekker S. The Journal of law, medicine & ethics : a journal of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics. 2007;35:463-70.

The author analyzes one Swedish medication error incident that resulted in criminal charges against the nurse involved and discusses how the media contorted the assignment of blame for the failure.