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Babcock CR. Bloomberg News. May 1, 2013.
Talaga T, Cribb R. Toronto Star. March 19, 2007.
This article discusses disclosure of medical errors and shares stories from several Canadian hospitals on their policies for disclosing adverse events.
Newsweek. October 16, 2006:44-68, 72.
This "Health for Life" series features 10 case studies about patient safety and quality improvement efforts as well as several short articles on safety-related topics such as disclosure and computerizing medical care.
Bramson K, Mooney T. Providence Journal. August 18, 2006.
This article reports on a case of mistaken identity that resulted in erroneous surgery, despite a "time out" before beginning the operation.
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Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH; October 2003
Switched urine specimens lead to a patient receiving the wrong answer about her pregnancy test.