Journal Article

Implementing the RISE second victim support programme at the Johns Hopkins Hospital: a case study.

Edrees H, Connors C, Paine L, et al. BMJ open. 2016;6:e011708.

Health care workers who experience distress following adverse events are considered second victims. This study described the implementation of a peer support program for second victims. The program initially received few calls for assistance, and most adverse events for which health care workers—predominantly nurses—requested support were not related to medical errors.