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Journal Article
Commentary

What 'just culture' doesn't understand about just punishment.

Reis-Dennis S. Journal of medical ethics. 2018;44:739-742.

The concept of just culture has not yet been universally successful in achieving transparency and improvement in health care. This commentary challenges the effectiveness of the just culture paradigm to assign responsibility for poor care and suggests that this approach disrespects patients and health care workers.