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The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.

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Wolk SW, Sine DM, Paull DE. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2014;33:24-32.
Using case review and interviews, researchers found that not all serious adverse events resulted in institutional error disclosure. Extending beyond fear of legal action, barriers to disclosure included uncertainty, helplessness, and anxiety. This study demonstrates that even in a health care system with a well-articulated disclosure policy and process, implementation remains incomplete.