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Journal Article
Study

Learning from mistakes in New Zealand hospitals: what else do we need besides "no-fault"?

Soleimani F. The New Zealand medical journal. 2006;119:U2099.

The author surveyed New Zealand physicians regarding their medical error reporting behaviors. Most respondents felt they should report an error to both the patient and hospital if a major adverse event was anticipated, but they were less likely to report errors with minor complications.