KU Leuven publications on second victims and COVID-19

Vanhaecht, K., Seys, D., Russotto, S., Strametz, R., Mira, J., Sigurgeirsdóttir, S., Wu, A.W., Põlluste, K., Popovici, D.G., Sfetcu, R., Kurt, S., Panella, M. (2022). An Evidence and Consensus-Based Definition of Second Victim: A Strategic Topic in Healthcare Quality, Patient Safety, Person-Centeredness and Human Resource Management. International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health,19(24), 16869.

Seys, D., De Decker, E., Waelkens, H., Claes, S., Panella, M., Danckaerts, M., Vanhaecht, K. (2022). A Comparative Study Measuring the Difference of Healthcare Workers Reactions Among those Involved in a Patent Safety Incident and Healthcare Professionals While Working During Covid -19. Journal Of Patient Safety, 18 (7), 717-721.

Rinaldi, C., Ratti, M., Russotto, S., Seys, D., Vanhaecht, K., Panella, M. (2022). Healthcare Students and Medical Residents as Second Victims: A Cross-Sectional Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19 (19), doi: 10.3390/ijerph191912218.

Lopez-Pineda, A., Carrillo, I., Mula, A., Guerra-Paiva, S., Strametz, R., Tella, S., Vanhaecht, K., Panella, M., Knezevic, B., Ungureanu, M-I., Srulovici, E., Buttigieg, S.C., Skoumalova, I., Sousa, P., Mira, J.. (2022). Strategies for the Psychological Support of the Healthcare Workforce during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The ERNST Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19 (9), Art.No. ARTN 5529. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19095529.

Conti, A., Russotto, S., Opizzi, A., Ratti, M., Nicolini, D., Vanhaecht, K., Panella, M. (2022). Work-Related Stress among a Cohort of Italian Long-Term Care Workers during the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Observational Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health , 19 (10), Art.No. ARTN 5874. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19105874.

Deman, F., Seys, D., Cools, O., De witte, A., Claes, S., Van den broeck, K., De Paepe, N., Lowet, K., Vanhaecht, K.(2022). Gepercipieerd psychisch welzijn bij en steunfiguren van artsen tijdens de eerste golf van de Covid-19-pandemie.
Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde en Gezondheidszorg (TvGG), 11, DOI: 10.47671/TVG.78.22.069.

Carrillo, I., Tella, S., Strametz, R., Vanhaecht, K., Panella, M., Guerra-Paiva, S., Knezevic, B., Ungureanu, M-I., Srulovici, E., Buttigieg, S., Sousa, P., Mira, J. with Carrillo, I. (corresp. author) (2022). Studies on the second victim phenomenon and other related topics in the pan-European environment: The experience of ERNST Consortium members. Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management, 27 (2), 59-65. doi: 10.1177/25160435221076985.

Seys, D., Peeters, B., Doggen, K., Vanhaecht, K. (2022). The evolving personal, professional and physical impact on healthcare professionals during three COVID-19 waves: a cross-sectional study. International Journal For Quality In Health Care. 16;34(3):mzac069. doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzac069.

Vanhaecht K., Seys D., Bruyneel L., Cox B., Kaesemans G., Cloet M., Van den Broeck K., Cools O., De Witte A., Lowet K., Hellings J., Bilsen J., Lemmens G., Claes S. (2021). COVID-19 is Having A Destructive Impact On Healthcare Workers’ Mental Wellbeing. International Journal For Quality In Health Care, 33 (1), 1-6.

Babu Payedimarri A., Concina D., Portigale L., Canonico M., Seys D., Vanhaecht K., Panella M. (2021). Prediction models for public health containment measures on COVID-19 using Artificial intelligence and Machine learning: A systematic review. International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health.

Nijs K., Seys D., Coppens S., Van de Velde M., Vanhaecht K. (2021). Second victim support structures in anaesthesia: a cross-sectional survey in Belgian anaesthesiologists. International Journal for Quality in Healthcare, 33 (2), 1-7.

Van Slambrouck L., Verschueren R., Seys D., Bruyneel L., Panella M., Vanhaecht K. (2021). Second victims among baccalaureate nursign students in the aftermath of a patient safety incident: an exploratory cross-sectional study. Journal of Professional Nursing, 37(4), 765-770.

Vanhaecht K., Zeeman G., Schouten L., Bruyneel L., Coeckelberghs E., Panella M., Seys D. (2021). Peer support by interprofessinal health care professionals in aftermath of patient safety incidents: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Nursing Management,

Zeeman G., Schouten L. Seys D., Coeckelberghs E., Weijenborg P. , Bruyneel L., Vanhaecht K. (2020). Prolonged mental health sequelae among doctors and nurses involved in patient safety incidents with formal complaints and lawsuits. European Journal of Public Health, 30 (4), 777-779.

Vanhaecht K., Seys D., Schouten L., Bruyneel L., Coeckelberghs E., Panella M., Zeeman G. (2019). Duration of second victim symptoms in the aftermath of a patient safety incident and association with the level of patient harm: a cross-sectional study in the Netherlands. BMJ Open, 9 (7), 1-9.

Van Gerven E, Bruyneel L, Panella M, Euwema M, Sermeus W, Vanhaecht K. (2016). Psychological impact and recovery after involvement in a patient safety incident: a repeated measures analysis. BMJ OPEN, 6 (8), Art.No. ARTN e011403. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011403.

Vanhaecht K., Van Gerven E., Seys D., Coeckelberghs E., Godderis L., Euwema M., Sermeus W. (2016). De impact op de zorgverlener na betrokkenheid bij een patiëntveiligheidsincident wordt onderschat. Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 72 (23), 1371-1373.

Martens J., Van Gerven E., Lannoy K., Panella M., Euwema M., Sermeus W., De Hert M., Vanhaecht K. (2016). Serious reportable events within the inpatient mental health care: Impact on physicians and nurses. Revista de Calidad Asistencial, 31, Art.No. 10.1016/j.cali.2016.04.004.

Seys D., Wu A., Van Gerven E., Vleugels A., Euwema M., Panella M., Scott S., Conway J., Sermeus W., Vanhaecht K. (2013). Health care professionals as second victims after adverse events: a systematic review. Evaluation & the Health Professions, 36 (2), 135-162.

Seys D., Scott S., Wu A., Van Gerven E., Vleugels A., Euwema M., Panella M., Conway J., Sermeus W., Vanhaecht K. (2013). Supporting involved health care professionals (second victims) following an adverse health event: a literature review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 50 (5), 678-687.

International publications

Wu AW. Medical error: the second victim. The doctor who makes the mistake needs help too. BMJ 2000; 320(7237):726-727.

Scott SD, Hirschinger LE, Cox KR, McCoig M, Brandt J, Hall LW. The natural history of recovery for the healthcare provider “second victim” after adverse patient events. Qual Saf Health Care 2009; 18(5):325-330.

Conway J, Federico F, Stewart K, Campbell M. Respectful management of serious clinical adverse events. IHI Innovation Series white paper. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Institute for Healthcare Improvement. 2010.

Scott SD, Hirschinger LE, Cox KR, McCoig M, Hahn-Cover K, Epperly KM et al. Caring for our own: deploying a systemwide second victim rapid response team. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2010; 36(5):233-240.

Sirriyeh R, Lawton R, Gardner P, Armitage G. Coping with medical error: a systematic review of papers to assess the effects of involvement in medical errors on healthcare professionals’ psychological well-being. Qual Saf Health Care 2010; 19(6):e43.