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The nurse's role in the causation of compensable injury.

Painter LM, Dudjak LA, Kidwell KM, et al. Journal of nursing care quality. 2011;26:311-9.

This analysis of the nurse's role in closed malpractice claims found that inaction, such as failure to rescue, accounted for a large proportion of nurses' culpability.