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The second victim phenomenon in health care: a literature review.

Nydoo P, Pillay BJ, Naicker T, et al. The second victim phenomenon in health care: a literature review. Scand J Public Health. 2020;48(6):629-637. Epub 2019/08/14. doi: 10.1177/1403494819855506

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November 25, 2020
Nydoo P, Pillay BJ, Naicker T, et al. Scand J Public Health. 2020;48(6):629-637.

Maternity care can be a high-risk environment. This literature review summarizes the prevalence, risk factors, coping strategies, and recovery processes for ‘second victims’, with an emphasis on obstetric care.

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Nydoo P, Pillay BJ, Naicker T, et al. The second victim phenomenon in health care: a literature review. Scand J Public Health. 2020;48(6):629-637. Epub 2019/08/14. doi: 10.1177/1403494819855506