Factors impeding nurses from reporting adverse events.

  title={Factors impeding nurses from reporting adverse events.},
  author={A. Moumtzoglou},
  journal={Journal of nursing management},
  volume={18 5},
  • A. Moumtzoglou
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Journal of nursing management
  • AIM To explore the reasons why Greek nurses are reluctant to report adverse events. BACKGROUND This study provides an understanding of why nurses fail to report adverse events so that we can introduce systems and develop cultures, which make this easier. METHODS An exploratory study using the Adverse Events Questionnaire, which was administered to 214 nurses in 14 major Athens hospitals, comprising university as well as tertiary hospitals. RESULTS Five main reasons for not reporting were… CONTINUE READING
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