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Journal Article
Study

Health care provider factors associated with patient-reported adverse events and harm.

Giardina TD, Royse KE, Khanna A, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2020;46.

This study analyzed self-reported adverse events captured on a national online questionnaire to determine the association between patient-reported contributory factors and patient-reported physical, emotional or financial harm. Contributory factors identified in the analysis focused on issues with health care personnel communication, fatigue, or response (e.g., doctor was slow to arrive, nurse was slow to respond to call button). These patient-reported contributory factors increased the likelihood of reporting any type of harm.