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Nurses' perceptions of open disclosure processes in cancer care: a cross-sectional study.

Waller A, Hobden B, Bryant J, et al. Collegian. 2020;27(5):506-511.

Open disclosure of errors and adverse events is increasingly encouraged in health care. This survey of nurses working in oncology settings explored their perspectives about the accuracy of patient-reported errors, use of best-practice disclosure standards by health systems, and the influence of nursing experience on error disclosure. Strategies to overcome barriers should include systems-level approaches, such as regular audits and feedback of patient-reported errors.