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Grant T. Washington Post. July 22, 2008:HE01
This article reports on a wrong-sided surgery near miss from the perspective of a parent, and discusses the role of family members in preventing medical errors.
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 are increasingly encouraged to take an active role in their own safety during hospital care. Describing a near miss of a medication error, this magazine article examines elements of effective disclosure and how engaging patients and their families can contribute to error investigations and safety improvement.