Errors and the burden of errors: attitudes, perceptions, and the culture of safety in pediatric cardiac surgical teams.

@article{Bognr2008ErrorsAT,
  title={Errors and the burden of errors: attitudes, perceptions, and the culture of safety in pediatric cardiac surgical teams.},
  author={Agnes Bogn{\'a}r and Paul Barach and Julie K. Johnson and R Duncan and David J. Birnbach and Donna M. Woods and Jane L. Holl and Emile Antoine Bacha},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={85 4},
  pages={1374-81}
}
BACKGROUND The fear of committing clinical errors in perioperative care has a negative impact on the psychological well-being of surgical team members and ultimately on patient care. We assessed the perceptions and attitudes of surgical teams relative to committing errors, the impact of errors, and the culture of safety. METHODS Pediatric cardiac surgery team members at three academic hospitals were surveyed. The survey included scaled, open-ended questions and a clinical vignette… CONTINUE READING