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Vincent CA ed. Clinical risk management. Enhancing Patient Safety. BMJ (British Medical Journal) Publications, 2001. Second edition, 2001. For further information see the website for the book

Vincent CA, de Mol B. Safety in medicine. Elsevier, 1999.

Vincent CA, Ennis M and Audley RJ, eds. Medical accidents. Oxford University Press, 1993 (239 pages). Medical accidents. Japanese edition (1998).

Selected Papers and Chapters 1997 - 2001

Beresford N, Seymour L, Vincent C, Moat N. The risks of elective cardiac surgery: what do patients want to know? Heart (in press)

Neale G, Woloshynowych M, Vincent C. Exploring the causes of adverse events in NHS hospital practice. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 2001; 94: 322-30 (click here for the corresponding web page)

Vincent C, Neale G, Woloshynowych M. Adverse events in British hospitals: preliminary retrospective record review. British Medical Journal 2001; 322: 517-9 (click here for the corresponding BMJ web page)

Vincent CA. "Caring for patients harmed by treatment." In: Vincent CA, ed. Clinical Risk Management. BMJ Publications, 2000, 433-52.

Vincent C, Taylor-Adams S, Chapman EJ, Hewett D, Prior S, Strange P and Tizzard A. How to investigate and analyse clinical incidents: Clinical Risk Unit and Association of Litigation and Risk Management protocol. British Medical Journal 2000; 320: 777-81.

Vincent CA, Stanhope N and Taylor-Adams S. Developing a systematic method of analysing serious incidents in mental health. Journal of Mental Health 2000; 9:89-103.

Vincent CA and Reason JT. "Human factors approaches in medicine." In Rosenthal M and Mulcahy L, eds. Medical Mishaps: Pieces of the Puzzle. Open University (in Press).

Taylor-Adams S, Vincent CA and Stanhope N. A method for analysing adverse events in medicine. Safety Science 1999; 31:143-159.

Vincent CA. "Fallibility, uncertainty and the impact of mistakes and litigation." In Firth-Cozens J and Payne R, eds. Stress in Health Professionals (3rd edition). Wiley, 1999, 63-76.

Stanhope N, Crowley-Murphy M, Vincent C, O'Connor AM and Taylor-Adams SE. An evaluation of adverse incident reporting. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 1999; 5(1):5-12.

Vincent C, Stanhope N, Crowley-Murphy M. Reasons for not reporting adverse incidents: an empirical study. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 1999; 5(1):13-21.

Vincent CA. The human element of adverse events (editorial). Medical Journal of Australia 1999; 170:404-405.

Vincent CA, Adams S and Stanhope N. A framework for the analysis of risk and safety in medicine. British Medical Journal 1998; 316: 1154-1157. Full text available on bmj website

Vincent CA. Risk, safety and the dark side of quality. British Medical Journal 1997; 314: 1775-6. Full text available on bmj website

Stanhope N, Vincent CA, Adams S, O'Connor A and Beard RW. Applying human factors methods to clinical risk management in obstetrics. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 1997; 104: 1225-1232.

McManus C and Vincent CA. "Can future poor performance be identified during selection?" In: Lens P and van der Wal G, eds. Problem doctors. IOS Press, 1997, 213-36.

Bark P, Vincent CA, Olivieri L and Jones A. Impact of litigation on senior clinicians: implications for risk management. Quality in Health Care 1997; 6: 7-13.

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Selected Pre 1997 Publications

Church J and Vincent CA. Psychological consequences of medical accidents in personal litigants. British Journal of Health Psychology 1996; 1: 167-79.

Vincent CA, Young M and Phillips A. Why do people sue their doctors? A study of patients and relatives taking legal action. Lancet 1994; 343: 1609-13.

Bark P, Vincent C, Jones A and Savory J. Clinical complaints: a means of improving quality of care. Quality in Health Care 1994; 3: 123-32.

McManus IC, Vincent CA, Thom S and Kidd J. Teaching communication skills to clinical students. British Medical Journal 1993; 306: 1322-7. (Also translated into Italian. Medic 1994; 2: 205-12).

Vincent CA and Robertson I. "Recovering from a medical accident: the effects on patients." In: Vincent CA, Ennis M, Audley RJ, eds. Medical accidents. Oxford University Press, 1993, 150-66.

Vincent CA. "The study of errors and accidents in medicine." In: Vincent CA, Ennis M, Audley RJ, eds. Medical accidents. Oxford University Press, 1993, 17-33.

Vincent CA, Pincus T and Scurr JH. Patients' experience of surgical accidents. Quality in Health Care 1993; 2 (2): 77-82.

Vincent CA. "Medical accidents." In: Mann, ed. Audit and Accountability. London: Royal Society of Medicine, 1992, 219-28.

Driscoll PA and Vincent CA. Variation in trauma resuscitation and its effect on patient outcome. Injury 1992; 23: 111-5.

Driscoll PA and Vincent CA. Organizing an efficient trauma team. Injury 1992; 23: 107-10.

Vincent CA, Martin T and Ennis M. Obstetric accidents: the patient's perspective. British Journal of Obstetrics 1991; 98: 390-5.

Ennis M and Vincent CA. Obstetric accidents: a review of 64 cases. British Medical Journal 1990; 300: 1365-7.

Vincent CA. Research into medical accidents: a case of negligence? British Medical Journal 1989; 299: 1150-3.

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