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Palmer J. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. May/June 2019.
Organizations must learn from adverse events to prevent similar incidents. Reporting on lessons to be learned from the cascade of failures connected with the preventable death of a patient during an acute asthma attack at the door of a hospital emergency department, this magazine article outlines the importance of effective signage, appropriate security staff placement, and acceptance of the responsibility for failure.
Rice S. Modern Healthc. August 15, 2015.
Journal Article > Commentary
Disclosure of medical errors: ethical considerations for the development of a facility policy and organizational culture change.
Henry LL. Policy Polit Nurs Pract. 2005;6:127-134.
The author discusses the history of error disclosure, the role that respect for patient autonomy plays in developing disclosure policies, and the culture change that must occur to implement such a policy.