Factors that prevent physicians reporting adverse events.

  title={Factors that prevent physicians reporting adverse events.},
  author={A. Moumtzoglou},
  journal={International journal of health care quality assurance},
  volume={23 1},
  • A. Moumtzoglou
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • International journal of health care quality assurance
  • PURPOSE The purpose of this paper is to explore the reasons why Greek doctors are reluctant to report adverse events. DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH The paper is an exploratory study using the adverse events questionnaire, administered to 209 doctors in 14 major Athens hospitals, comprising university as well as tertiary. FINDINGS The questionnaire showed a high degree of internal consistency (Cronbach's alpha 0.84), which revealed a four-factor solution, explaining 67.4 per cent of the… CONTINUE READING
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