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Transparency with Information and Disclosure of Medical Errors with Dr. Nathan Spell

Dr. Nathan Spell presents "Transparency with Information and Disclosure of Medical Errors" by first explaining the rationale for disclosure of medical errors to patients and/or families along with how to relate the patient's perspective on transparency of information about errors and unexpected events. He then describes the emotions experienced by health care professionals and patients when discussing a medical error. Dr. Spell finished by discussing how to disclose errors in compassionate and patient-centered ways,  including effective use of apology where appropriate. 

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