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Exploring the experience of nurse practitioners who have committed medical errors: a phenomenological approach.

Delacroix R. Exploring the experience of nurse practitioners who have committed medical errors: A phenomenological approach. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2017;29(7):403-409. doi:10.1002/2327-6924.12468.

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June 21, 2017
Delacroix R. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2017;29:403-409.

This qualitative interview study of nurse practitioners who had made errors found that they experience complex reactions, including self-blame, concern for the patient, worries about their professional future, and feelings of failure. These results echo prior work about health care team members as second victims of medical errors.

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Delacroix R. Exploring the experience of nurse practitioners who have committed medical errors: A phenomenological approach. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2017;29(7):403-409. doi:10.1002/2327-6924.12468.