volume 26, issue 3, P326-330 2011
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2011.633642
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Damian Holliman, Mark Bernstein

Abstract: Patients had a good understanding of medical error and it's potential causes. The usefulness of pre-operative, pre-consent discussion of error was varied. It may empower clinicians and patients to talk about such issues, though this should avoid exacerbating a patient's anxiety.