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Organisational failure: rethinking whistleblowing for tomorrow's doctors.

Taylor DJ, Goodwin D. Organisational failure: rethinking whistleblowing for tomorrow's doctors. J Med Ethics. Epub 2022 Jul 8. doi: 10.1136/jme-2022-108328

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September 7, 2022
Taylor DJ, Goodwin D. J Med Ethics. 2022;48(10):672-677.

Normalization of deviance describes a situation where individuals, teams or organizations accept a lower standard of performance until that lower standard becomes the “norm” and can threaten patient safety. This article describes five serious medical errors in obstetrics and highlights how normalization of deviance contributed to each event.

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Taylor DJ, Goodwin D. Organisational failure: rethinking whistleblowing for tomorrow's doctors. J Med Ethics. Epub 2022 Jul 8. doi: 10.1136/jme-2022-108328

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