Doctors' experiences of adverse events in secondary care: the professional and personal impact.
Harrison R, Lawton R, Stewart K. Clin Med. 2014;14:585-590.
According to this survey study, physicians involved in adverse events experience personal and professional harm, and existing reporting practices are not helpful. These findings suggest that despite prior work, systems to address physician needs remain inadequate. Dr. Albert Wu discussed the second victim phenomenon in a past AHRQ WebM&M interview.
Mandatory reporting of impaired medical practitioners: protecting patients, supporting practitioners.
Bismark MM, Morris JM, Clarke C. Intern Med J. 2014;44:1165-1169.
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The safety and quality of health care: where are we now?
Med J Aust. 2006;184:S37-S72.
New patient safety panel ready to focus on hospitals' reports of 'near misses.'
Freeman L. Naples Daily News. January 13, 2007.
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National and local medication error reporting systems—a survey of practices in 16 countries.
Holmström AR, Airaksinen M, Weiss M, Wuliji T, Chan XH, Laaksonen R. J Patient Saf. 2012;8:165-176.