Rudeness damages medical staff performance

8 septiembre 2015

Incivility among medical staff members has grave consequences for quality of patient care and diagnostic accuracy, a new study reports. For the purpose of the research, 24 Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) teams from hospitals around Israel participated in a simulation exercise involving a premature infant suffering from the common but severe medical complication necrotizing enterocolitis (in which bowel tissue disintegrates).