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Journal Article
Study

Improving incident reporting among physician trainees.

Krouss M, Alshaikh J, Croft L, et al. Journal of patient safety. 2019;15:308-310.

Incident reporting is widely implemented to detect adverse events, but its effectiveness is hindered by underreporting. This pre–post study found that an educational intervention with resident physicians led to a significant increase in incident reports. The authors suggest that this intervention may enhance incident reporting in other institutions.