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Medical students' experiences with medical errors: an analysis of medical student essays.

Martinez W, Lo B. Medical students' experiences with medical errors: an analysis of medical student essays. Med Educ. 2008;42(7):733-41. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2008.03109.x.

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June 11, 2008
Martinez W, Lo B. Med Educ. 2008;42(7):733-41.

Medical students reported witnessing errors frequently, and felt that housestaff and attending physicians were reluctant to appropriately disclose errors to patients or provide support to those who committed an error. A prior AHRQ WebM&M commentary discusses the authority gradient that prevents students from openly discussing errors.

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Martinez W, Lo B. Medical students' experiences with medical errors: an analysis of medical student essays. Med Educ. 2008;42(7):733-41. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2923.2008.03109.x.

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