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When clinicians drop out and start over after adverse events.

Rodriquez J, Scott SD. When Clinicians Drop Out and Start Over after Adverse Events. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44(3):137-145. doi:10.1016/j.jcjq.2017.08.008.

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March 14, 2018
Rodriquez J, Scott SD. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44:137-145.

Clinicians who experience emotional distress after adverse events or medical errors are referred to as second victims. Researchers surveyed health care providers whose career choices were impacted by involvement in an adverse event. In keeping with prior research, respondents reported a lack of support after the event.

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Rodriquez J, Scott SD. When Clinicians Drop Out and Start Over after Adverse Events. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44(3):137-145. doi:10.1016/j.jcjq.2017.08.008.