Ethics. Research. Community.

When things go wrong responding to adverse events: a consensus statement of the Harvard Hospitals

Publisher Location:[Burlington, Mass.]. 
Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors.
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Physical Description1 electronic text (42 p.): PDF.
ContentsDefinitions -- Communicating with the patient -- Support of the patient and family -- Follow-up care of the patient and family -- Support of caregivers -- Training and education -- Elements of a hospital incident policy -- Initial response to the event -- Analysis of the event -- Documentation -- Reporting. Appendices: A: The words for communicating with the patient -- B: A case study in communicating with the patient and family -- C: Elements of emotional support of caregivers -- D: Training for communication -- E: JCAHO bibliography on medical disclosure.