Perspectives of Emergency Clinicians About Medical Errors Resulting in Patient Harm or Malpractice Litigation

JAMA Network Open

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About The Study: This cross-sectional study investigated emergency department clinicians’ concerns about medical errors resulting in either patient harm or malpractice litigation. 

Authors: Linda M. Isbell, Ph.D., of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is the corresponding author.

  

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.41461)

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