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Journal Article

Factors associated with disclosure of medical errors by housestaff.

Kronman AC, Paasche-Orlow MK, Orlander JD. BMJ Quality & Safety. 2011;21.

This survey of internal medicine and surgical residents found that only a small minority fully disclosed errors they had witnessed. Stronger perceptions of safety culture were associated with an increased likelihood of appropriate error disclosure.