Second Victim Support: Implications for Patient Safety Attitudes and Perceptions
The study done by Susan Scott, PhD,RN,CPPS framed around the following research question, “Over time, is there a difference in clinician perceptions relating to patient safety among three groups of survey respondents (non-victims, second victims with support, and second victims without support)?”
The study represents a first quantitative link between second victim support and its influence on the overall culture of patient safety at both the departmental/unit and organizational levels.
Second victim effect and the importance of resilience of healthcare workers during and beyond Covid-19: Interview
Listen to the discussion of Prof. Dr. Peter Dieckmann with Prof. Dr. Reinhard Strametz around the problematic of second vicitim.
...in normal times, nearly 50% of staff is affected, so during a pandemic like Covid-19 it is reasonable to assume that the most of our health care staff members are affected by the second victim phenomenon...