Caring for Our Own: Deploying a Systemwide Second Victim Rapid Response Team

University of Missouri Health Care, (UMHC), Columbia, USA.
Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety / Joint Commission Resources 05/2010; 36(5):233-40.
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A unique rapid response system was designed to provide social, psychological, emotional, and professional support for health care providers who are "second victims"--traumatized as a result of their involvement in an unanticipated adverse event, medical error, or patient-related injury.

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