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Implementation of a "second victim" program in a pediatric hospital.

Krzan KD, Merandi J, Morvay S, et al. Implementation of a "second victim" program in a pediatric hospital. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2015;72(7):563-7. doi:10.2146/ajhp140650.

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April 8, 2015
Krzan KD, Merandi J, Morvay S, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2015;72(7):563-7.

The term "second victims" was coined to describe clinicians who commit errors, acknowledging the significant emotional impact that errors can have on the clinicians involved. A structured program to provide immediate support to clinicians affected by medical errors was well received by the pharmacy staff at a pediatric hospital.

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Krzan KD, Merandi J, Morvay S, et al. Implementation of a "second victim" program in a pediatric hospital. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2015;72(7):563-7. doi:10.2146/ajhp140650.