Journal Article

Nurses' role in medical error recovery: an integrative review.

Gaffney TA, Hatcher BJ, Milligan R. Journal of clinical nursing. 2016;25:906-17.

This review examined nurses' role in detecting, interrupting, and correcting medical errors at the point of care. According to some studies, nurses may recover as many as one error each shift. A strong safety culture was an important organizational enabler of effective error recovery.