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Journal Article > Study
Patel SP, Gauger PG, Brown DL, Englesbe MJ, Cederna PS. J Am Coll Surg. 2010;211:540-545.
Do resident physicians contribute disproportionately to medical errors? The evidence is mixed, despite the longstanding concern about a purported increase in errors in July, when most new residents start their training. This study compared complication rates in breast reduction surgery between surgical residents and an attending physician, and found no evidence of increased complications in procedures performed primarily by residents with close attending supervision. However, poor supervision of residents has resulted in substandard care in other settings.
Journal Article > Review
Promoting a culture of patient safety: a review of the Florida moratoria data: what we have learned in 6 years and the need for continued patient education.
Clayman MA, Clayman SM, Steele MH, Seagle MB. Ann Plastic Surg. 2007;58:288-291.
The authors review data on adverse events after outpatient surgical procedures in the state of Florida and discuss efforts to improve the safety culture within the field of plastic surgery.