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Journal Article > Study
Treiber LA, Jones JH. J Infus Nurs. 2018;41:156-163.
Providers involved in medical errors may experience emotional distress, referred to as the second victim effect. The authors of this survey study describe nursing graduates' experiences after being involved in medication administration errors. Respondents who self-reported an error frequently blamed themselves.
Journal Article > Commentary
Miller K, Dastoli A. Int J Qual Health Care. 2018;30:654-657.
Medical error affects the lives of patients, families, and members of the care team. Discussing an error that resulted in the death of a young man, this commentary reviews how cognitive bias and misdiagnosis contributed to the incident and the impact of the patient's death on his family, friends, and the physician who made the mistake. The authors highlight the use of autopsy results to identify the error.
Lantz F. WBUR. August 15, 2017.
Partnerships between physicians and patients can yield important outcomes that support safety improvements. This radio segment reports insights from both the patient and clinician involved in an adverse event and how this incident launched an organization that focuses on support for patients and clinicians that have been affected by medical errors.