The contribution of nurses to incident disclosure: A narrative review

Reema Harrison, Yvonne Birks, Jill Hall, Kate Bosanquet, Melissa Harden, Rick Iedema

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To explore (a) how nurses feel about disclosing patient safety incidents to patients, (b) the current contribution that nurses make to the process of disclosing patient safety incidents to patients and (c) the barriers that nurses report as inhibiting their involvement in disclosure.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)334-345
Number of pages12
JournalInternational Journal of Nursing Studies
Issue number2
Early online date1 Aug 2013
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014

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  • Nurses
  • Incident discloure
  • Patient safety incidents
  • Adverse events
  • Medical error
  • Patient safety

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