Elena Zavala

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BACKGROUND Adverse events (AE) are also the cause of suffering in health professionals involved. This study was designed to identify and analyse organization-level strategies adopted in both primary care and hospitals in Spain to address the impact of serious AE on second and third victims. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted in healthcare(More)
BACKGROUND Adverse events (AEs) cause harm in patients and disturbance for the professionals involved in the event (second victims). This study assessed the impact of AEs in primary care (PC) and hospitals in Spain on second victims. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted. We carried out a survey based on a random sample of doctors and nurses from(More)
BACKGROUND Lack of time, lack of familiarity with root cause analysis, or suspicion that the reporting may result in negative consequences hinder involvement in the analysis of safety incidents and the search for preventive actions that can improve patient safety. OBJECTIVE The aim was develop a tool that enables hospitals and primary care professionals(More)
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