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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Commentary

A systems approach to address the impact of second victim phenomenon.

Gamble B, Gamble KJ. Health Serv Manage Res. 2020;Epub Nov 11.

Medical errors and adverse events can take a significant toll on clinicians. This article discusses the influence of geography on the ‘second victim phenomenon and variability across healthcare settings, and suggests systems approaches for supporting healthcare workers.