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Dealing with a medical mistake: should physicians apologize to patients?
Tabler NG Jr. Med Econ. November 10, 2013.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
The Medical Apology: Making It Right When Things Go Wrong.
Schulte MF, ed. Front Health Serv Manage. 2012;28:1-46.
Medical errors are hard for doctors to admit, but it's wise to apologize to patients.
Jain M. Washington Post. May 27, 2013.
Medical errors disclosure and apology.
Weiss PM, Koch S. Contemporary OB/GYN. June 2012;57:40-45.
Medical malpractice: why is it so hard for doctors to apologize?
Sanghavi D. Boston Globe Magazine. January 27, 2013.
Fixing America's hospitals.
Newsweek. October 16, 2006:44-68, 72.
Why empathy may be the best risk management strategy.
Hertz BT. Med Econ. February 4, 2015.
Apology laws: talking to patients about adverse events.
Beaulieu-Volk D. Medical Economics. June 10, 2014.
A cycle of redemption in a medical error disclosure and apology program.
Carmack HJ. Qual Health Res. 2014;24:860-869.
Delivering the truth: challenges and opportunities for error disclosure in obstetrics.
Carranza L, Lyerly AD, Lipira L, Prouty CD, Loren D, Gallagher TH. Obstet Gynecol. 2014;123:656-659.
Constitutional arguments in favor of modifying the HCQIA to allow the dissemination of physician information to healthcare consumers.
Chernitsky LA. Wash Lee Law Rev. Spring 2006;63:737-776.
The many faces of error disclosure: a common set of elements and a definition.
Fein SP, Hilborne LH, Spiritus EM, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2007;22:755-761.
Disclosing medical errors: views from the United States and the United Kingdom.
Kachalia A, Bates DW, Youngson GG. Surgeon. 2014;12:64-72.
On higher ground: ethical reasoning and its relationship with error disclosure.
Cole AP, Block L, Wu AW. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22:580-585.
Talking with patients about other clinicians' errors.
Gallagher TH, Mello MM, Levinson W, et al. N Engl J Med. 2013;369:1752-1757.
Mistakes were made.
Weber DO. Hosp Health Networks Daily. February 25, 2014.
Disclosing medical mistakes: a communication management plan for physicians.
Petronio S, Torke A, Bosslet G, Isenberg S, Wocial L, Helft PR. Perm J. 2013;17:73-79.
Improving patient safety through transparency.
Kachalia A. N Engl J Med. 2013;369:1677-1679.
Confronting a colleague who covers up a medical error.
Brody H. Am Fam Physician. 2006;73:1272, 1274.
Should you reveal nonharmful mistakes to patients?
Yasgur BS. Medscape Business of Medicine. December 6, 2012.
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