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Coughlan B, Powell D, Higgins MF. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2017;213:11-16.
Coughlan B ; Powell D ; Higgins MF.The second victim: a review. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2017; 213: 11-16
Maternity care is a high-risk environment. This review discusses second victims in regard to maternity care. The authors highlight the importance of safety culture, disclosure, and peer support as mechanisms to address the needs of staff after adverse events.
Diffusion of Responsibility Leads to Danger
Thomas J. Balcezak, MD, MPH, and Ohm Deshpande, MD
Patient Safety Forum: Accelerating All Performance Improvement.
Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors and Healthcentric Advisors. April 3, 2019; Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center, Framingham, MA.
Another round of the blame game: a paralyzing criminal indictment that recklessly "overrides" just culture.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. February 14, 2019;24.
Decisions and repercussions of second victim experiences for mothers in medicine (SAVE DR MoM).
Gupta K, Lisker S, Rivadeneira NA, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2019 Feb 4; [Epub ahead of print].
Second Victims: Support for Clinicians Involved in Errors and Adverse Events
Implementation of a second victim program in the neonatal intensive care unit: an interim analysis of employee satisfaction.
Merandi J, Winning AM, Liao N, Rogers E, Lewe D, Gerhardt CA. J Patient Saf Risk Manag. 2018;23:231-238.
Adverse events during dental care for children: implications for practitioner health and wellness.
Nainar SMH. Pediatr Dent. 2018;40:323-326.
Supporting clinicians after adverse events: development of a clinician peer support program.
Lane MA, Newman BM, Taylor MZ, et al. J Patient Saf. 2018;14:e56-e60.
Support strategies for health care professionals who are second victims.
Hauk L. AORN J. 2018;107:P7-P9.
Are second victims getting the help they need?
Headley M. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. May/June 2018.
Making an infusion error: the second victims of infusion therapy-related medication errors.
Treiber LA, Jones JH. J Infus Nurs. 2018;41:156-163.
More than 1 million potential second victims: how many could nursing education prevent?
Jones JH, Treiber LA. Nurse Educ. 2018;43:154-157.
Matt's story: learning from heartbreak.
Miller K, Dastoli A. Int J Qual Health Care. 2018;30:654-657.
Peer support in anesthesia: turning war stories into wellness.
Vinson AE, Randel G. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2018;31:382-387.
Medication errors: the school nurse as second victim.
Stillwater AR. NASN Sch Nurse. 2018;33:163-166.
When clinicians drop out and start over after adverse events.
Rodriquez J, Scott SD. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2018;44:137-145.
Educator toolkits on second victim syndrome, mindfulness and meditation, and positive psychology: the 2017 Resident Wellness Consensus Summit.
Chung AS, Smart J, Zdradzinski M, et al. West J Emerg Med. 2018;19:327-331.
A transactional "second-victim" model—experiences of affected healthcare professionals in acute-somatic inpatient settings: a qualitative metasynthesis.
Schiess C, Schwappach D, Schwendimann R, Vanhaecht K, Burgstaller M, Senn B. J Patient Saf. 2018 Jan 30; [Epub ahead of print].
Supporting second victims.
Quick Safety. January 22, 2018;(39):1-3.
Suffering in silence: medical error and its impact on health care providers.
Robertson JJ, Long B. J Emerg Med. 2018;54:402-409.
Case: a second victim support program in pediatrics: successes and challenges to implementation.
Dukhanin V, Edrees HH, Connors CA, Kang E, Norvell M, Wu AW. J Pediatr Nurs. 2018;41:54–59.
The impact of adverse events on clinicians: what's in a name?
Wu AW, Shapiro J, Harrison R, et al. J Patient Saf. 2017 Nov 4; [Epub ahead of print].
The emotional fallout from the culture of blame and shame.
Ferguson CC. JAMA Peds. 2017;171:1141.
Kind World #42: The Patient.
Lantz F. WBUR. August 15, 2017.
The emotional impact of errors or adverse events on healthcare providers in the NICU: the protective role of coworker support.
Winning AM, Merandi JM, Lewe D, et al. J Adv Nurs. 2018;74:172-180.
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