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Coombes R. BMJ Podcast. June 1, 2012.
This podcast contains interviews discussing family and professional insights on how support for second victims and meaningful apology can address the emotional impact of medical errors.
Patients and families as teachers: a mixed methods assessment of a collaborative learning model for medical error disclosure and prevention.
Langer T, Martinez W, Browning DM, Varrin P, Sarnoff Lee B, Bell SK. BMJ Qual Saf. 2016;25:615-625.
Patient- and family-centered care: error disclosure and investigation.
Connor M, Wayman KI, Garcia C, Fischer PR; Consortium for Maximizing Family-Centered Care. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. September/October 2014;11:36,38-40,42.
Patients' and family members' views on how clinicians enact and how they should enact incident disclosure: the "100 patient stories" qualitative study.
Iedema R, Allen S, Britton K, et al. BMJ. 2011;343:d4423.
Talking with Patients and Families about Medical Error: A Guide for Education and Practice.
Truog RD, Browning DM, Johnson JA, Gallagher TH. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press; 2011. ISBN: 0801898048.
A new structure of attention? Open disclosure of adverse events to patients and their families.
Iedema R, Jorm C, Wakefield J, Ryan C, Sorensen R. J Lang Social Psychol. 2009;28:139-157.
Patients' and family members' experiences of open disclosure following adverse events.
Iedema R, Sorensen R, Manias E, et al. Int J Qual Health Care. 2008;20:421-432.
More families hear apologies following medical mistakes.
Greene L. St. Petersburg Times. August 19, 2008.
Unexpected intraoperative patient death: the imperatives of family- and surgeon-centered care.
Taylor D, Hassan MA, Luterman A, Rodning CB. Arch Surg. 2008;143:87-92.
When Things Go Wrong: Voices of Patients and Families.
Cambridge, MA: CRICO; 2006.
Being open: communicating patient safety incidents with patients and their carers.
National Patient Safety Agency.
Mary Lanning Memorial Hospital: communication is key.
Lindblad B, Chilcott J, Rolls L. Jt Comm J Qual Saf. 2004;30:551-558.
ACOG Committee Opinion #681: disclosure and discussion of adverse events.
ACOG Committee on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement and Committee on Professional Liability. Obstet Gynecol. 2016;128:e257-e261.
Using an inpatient portal to engage families in pediatric hospital care.
Kelly MM, Hoonakker PL, Dean SM. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2017;24:153-161.
The impact of implementation of family-initiated escalation of care for the deteriorating patient in hospital: a systematic review.
Gill FJ, Leslie GD, Marshall AP. Worldviews Evid Based Nurs. 2016;13:303-313.
The Ask Me to Explain campaign: a 90-day intervention to promote patient and family involvement in care in a pediatric emergency department.
Tothy AS, Limper HM, Driscoll J, Bittick N, Howell MD. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2016;42:281-286.
Patient and Family Engagement in Primary Care: Case Studies.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; September 2016. AHRQ Publication No. 16-0035-2-EF.
When a surgeon should just say 'I'm sorry'.
Cohen E. CNN. March 24, 2016.
Patient and family advisory councils. The Massachusetts experience.
Wachenheim D. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. December 8, 2015.
Transitions of care: engaging patients and families.
Quick Safety. November 30, 2015;(18):1-3.
The Family Caregiver Activation in Transitions (FCAT) tool: a new measure of family caregiver self-efficacy.
Coleman EA, Ground KL, Maul A. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015;41:502-507.
Communication relating to family members' involvement and understandings about patients' medication management in hospital.
Manias E. Health Expect. 2015;18:850-866.
The wisdom of patients and families: ignore it at our peril.
Donaldson LJ. BMJ Qual Saf. 2015;24:603-604.
An experimental study of medical error explanations: do apology, empathy, corrective action, and compensation alter intentions and attitudes?
Nazione S, Pace K. J Health Commun. 2015;20:1422-1432.
Apologies following an adverse medical event: the importance of focusing on the consumer's needs.
Allan A, McKillop D, Dooley J, Allan MM, Preece DA. Patient Educ Couns. 2015;98:1058-1062.
Insensible losses: when the medical community forgets the family.
Elias P. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015;34:707-710.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
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