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Table 1 Recommendations, sources of information and initiatives reviewed

From: Interventions in health organisations to reduce the impact of adverse events in second and third victims

From the USA
 Institute for Healthcare Improvement
http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Publications/SupportingInvolvedHealthCareProfessionalsSecondVictims.aspx
 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
http://www.ahrq.gov/news/newsroom/commentaries/second-victim-syndrome.html
 Medically Induced Trauma Support Services
http://www.mitss.org
 Missouri Hospital
http://www.muhealth.org/secondvictim
 Institute for Patient Safety Excellence at the University of Illinois at Chicago
http://www.cade.uic.edu/sphapps/SPHpub/R/New_Map/Abstract_Summary_t4.asp?pnbr='2010-03738'
 Physicians Insurance (the Adverse Event Response Team [AVERT] Program)
http://mikegreenstein.com/media/docs/Physicians-Insurance-Annual-Report-2010.pdf
 Kaiser Permanente (support for the patient care team)
http://www.ihi.org/resources/Documents/KaiserPermanenteImplementationGuidelinesCommunicatingUnanticipatedOutcomesOct02.pdf
 Johns Hopkins Hospital
http://m.hopkinsmedicine.org/news/publications/dome/november_2010/the_second_victims
 Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston (peer support program)
http://www.brighamandwomens.org/medical_professionals/career/cpps/PeerSupport.aspx
 National Quality Forum (Care of the Caregiver, an endorsed safe practice)
http://www.hfap.org/pdf/patient_safety.pdf
 Massachusetts General Hospital (checklist for coaches supporting colleagues after AE)
http://www.mitsstools.org/uploads/3/7/7/6/3776466/mgh_checklist_adverse-event-disclosure-guidelines.pdf
 Washington University Hospital in St Louis
http://www.mitsstools.org/uploads/3/7/7/6/3776466/wusm_disclosing_serious_unanticipated_adverse_events_guidelines_07_06_21_revised_08_03_18.pdf
From the UK
 Royal College of Physicians,
http://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/what-we-do/patient-safety/second-victims
From Spain
 Miguel Hernández University (checklist developed by the CALITÉ group),
http://calite.umh.es/segundas-victimas