Journal Article

Making an infusion error: the second victims of infusion therapy-related medication errors.

Treiber LA, Jones JH. Journal of infusion nursing : the official publication of the Infusion Nurses Society. 2018;41:156-163.

Providers involved in medical errors may experience emotional distress, referred to as the second victim effect. The authors of this survey study describe nursing graduates' experiences after being involved in medication administration errors. Respondents who self-reported an error frequently blamed themselves.