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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants and the type of patient safety incidents

From: Experiences and responses of second victims of patient safety incidents in Korea: a qualitative study

  Sex/Age Occupation Department Work experience (years) Patient safety incidents
Incident Type Degree of harm
1 F/20s Pharmacist Pharmacy 7 Behavior (Noncompliant/Uncooperative/Obstructive) None
Medication/IV Fluid None
2 F/30s Pharmacist Pharmacy 9 Medication/IV Fluid None
Medication/IV Fluid None
3 F/20s Nurse Gynecology 3 Clinical Process/Procedure None
Documentation None
4 F/30s Nurse Emergency medicine 9 Patient Accidents (Falls) Mild
Patient Accidents (Falls) None
Medication/IV Fluid None
5 F/20s Nurse Neurology 6 Clinical Process/Procedure Moderate
6 M/30s Physician Orthopedics 6 Clinical Process/Procedure Severe
Resources/Organizational Management Death
7 F/30s Physician Emergency medicine 8 Clinical Process/Procedure Death
8 F/30s Nurse Surgery 8 Blood/Blood Products None
Clinical Process/Procedure Death
Medication/IV Fluid None
9 F/40s Physician Pulmonology 21 Clinical Process/Procedure Death
Clinical Process/Procedure None
10 F/30s Physician Infectious disease 9 Clinical Process/Procedure Severe
11 M/40s Physician Cardiology 14 Clinical Process/Procedure Severe
12 F/20s Nurse Neurosurgery 6 Patient Accidents (Falls) None
13 F/40s Nurse Pediatrics 24 Clinical Process/Procedure Death
14 F/30s Nurse Pediatrics 10 Clinical Process/Procedure Death
Medication/IV Fluid None
15 F/30s Nurse Nursing 10 Behavior (Intended Self Harm/Suicide) Death
Behavior (Intended Self Harm/Suicide) None
16 M/30s Physician Pediatrics 8 Clinical Process/Procedure Death