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[Patients and doctors experiences of iatrogenic injury].

Abstract:

Iatrogenic injury has been recognised and studied systematically in the past twenty years. However, whilst studies have examined the frequency, causes and prevention of adverse events, very little attention has been given to their impact on patients and staff. Staff may experience shame, guilt and depression after making a mistake with litigation and complaints imposing an additional burden. Patients and relatives suffer in two distinct ways from the injury. Firstly, they suffer from the inju...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Zeitschrift fur arztliche Fortbildung und Qualitatssicherung
Volume:
98
Issue:
7
Pages:
593-599
Publication date:
2004-10-05
EISSN:
1618-0992
ISSN:
1431-7621
URN:
uuid:24875f6e-b82a-4f3e-89b4-e73d8f5f7195
Source identifiers:
450466
Local pid:
pubs:450466

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