Error in intensive care: psychological repercussions and defense mechanisms among health professionals.
Laurent A, Aubert L, Chahraoui K, et al. Crit Care Med. 2014;42:2370-2378.
This interview study found that physicians and nurses experience guilt and shame following errors, echoing previous studies of the health care provider as the second victim in adverse events. A past AHRQ WebM&Minterview with Dr. Albert Wu discusses the impact of errors on health care providers.
Too many abandon the "second victims" of medical errors.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. July 14, 2011;16:1-3.
Impact of organizational culture on preventability assessment of selected adverse events in the ICU: evaluation of morbidity and mortality conferences.
Pelieu I, Djadi-Prat J, Consoli SM, et al. Intensive Care Med. 2013;39:1214-1220.
Introduction of the medical emergency team (MET) system: a cluster-randomised controlled trial.
MERIT study investigators. Lancet. 2005;365:2091-2097.
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Medication errors and adverse drug events in an intensive care unit: direct observation approach for detection.
Kopp BJ, Erstad BL, Allen ME, Theodorou AA, Priestley G. Crit Care Med. 2006;34:415-425.