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Table 2 Results of vignette questions (n = 33)

From: Do specialty registrars change their attitudes, intentions and behaviour towards reporting incidents following a patient safety course?

  Pre-course Post-course Follow-up  
Do you consider the following events worth a report? No Cannot Decide Yes No Cannot Decide Yes No Cannot Decide Yes Significance
1. You bring the wrong patient to the operating room, you notice your mistake in time and pick up the right person. 16
(48%)
11
(33%)
6
(18%)
12
(36%)
5
(15%)
16
(48%)
9
(27%)
12
(36%)
12
(36%)
p = 0.049
2. At the start of your shift you notice that Mr. B's heparin pump is adjusted too high. 12
(36%)
12
(36%)
9
(27%)
4
(12%)
6
(18%)
23
(70%)
4
(12%)
3
(9%)
26
(79%)
p < 0.001
3. You requested, urgently, the results of a laboratory test but you received them much too late. 19
(58%)
6
(18%)
8
(24%)
10
(30%)
5
15%)
18
(55%)
3
(9%)
13
(39%)
17
(52%)
p < 0.001
4. The treatment policy of Mrs. X changed, but so far there is no notification of this in her status. 28
(85%)
2
(6%)
3
(9%)
12
(36%)
10
(30%)
11
(33%)
9
(27%)
11
(33%)
13
(39%)
p < 0.001
5. You notice that the ampoules are not placed as usual, you were not informed about a change in policy. 30
(91%)
1
(3%)
2
(6%)
17
(52%)
7
(21%)
9
(27%)
8
(24%)
17
(52%)
8
(24%)
p < 0.001
6. On hindsight it became clear that the diagnosis of Mr. M was wrong, the patient did not experience any disadvantages. 23
(70%)
8
(24%)
2
(6%)
14
(42%)
9
(27%)
10
(30%)
18
(55%)
5
(15%)
10
(30%)
NS