Nurse/physician surveys find fear of reporting safety events related more to lack of leadership support than to other factors.
BMC Health Serv Res. 2015;15:326.
Understanding nurses' and physicians' fear of repercussions for reporting errors: clinician characteristics, organization demographics, or leadership factors?
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This survey examined predictors for fear of repercussions related to reporting adverse events. Although characteristics such as age, gender, and teaching status did not predict fear of repercussion, leadershipsupport for safety was associated with less fear of reporting, suggesting that leaders should be the target of interventions to enhance reporting.
Fix and forget or fix and report: a qualitative study of tensions at the front line of incident reporting.
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Effects of patient safety culture interventions on incident reporting in general practice: a cluster randomised trial.
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