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Unmasking the self as a fallible health professional: A grounded theory study on the psychosocial process of mitigating the negative effects of shame due to mistakesDownload
This grounded theory study investigated the effect of shame on health professionals who make mistakes. Interviews with nurses, physicians, pharmacists and residents generated rich data from which to formulate a theory on the psychosocial process of making a mistake. The stories and experiences...
Background: Making a mistake in clinical practice is a difficult experience for seasoned practitioners as well as nursing students. Although there has been some research in examining the phenomenon of errors/mistakes in experienced practitioners there is nothing that examines nursing students....