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Journal Article

A new perspective on blame culture: an experimental study.

Gorini A, Miglioretti M, Pravettoni G. Journal of evaluation in clinical practice. 2012;18:671-5.

This qualitative exploration of safety culture among physicians, medical students, nurses, and nursing students found that those lower on the authority gradient expressed more fear of being punished if they were involved in an error.