Medical Error

Pharmacist Feedback, Education Reduce Prescription Errors by Junior Doctors

Pharmacist Feedback, Education Reduce Prescription Errors by Junior Doctors

Pharmacist feedback and education is effective at reducing prescription writing errors by junior doctors in an inpatient setting.

Patient Safety Incident Reports: The Role of a Culture of Blame

Patient Safety Incident Reports: The Role of a Culture of Blame

Patient safety incident reports could be biased by blame and fault attribution, and could reflect a health care culture that leads to blame and retribution.

Are Physicians Providing Full Disclosure of Pre-Referral Errors?

Are Physicians Providing Full Disclosure of Pre-Referral Errors?

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Disclosing errors to patients can be difficult for clinicians due to fears of litigation and professional embarrassment, but disclosing the medical errors in diagnosis committed by a referring physicians adds another layer of complexity.

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