Is incivility an underlying threat to safety in obstetrics?
The Joint Commission and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have issued guidance regarding disruptive behaviors among clinicians. This magazine article provides an overview of incivility or disrespectful behavior in health care, how it can affect patient safety, and strategies to prevent such behaviors in the obstetrics and gynecology setting.
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