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Management of shame in quality improvement
Shame: the elephant in the room
  1. Correspondence to:
 Professor F Davidoff, 143 Garden Street, Wethersfield, CT 06109, USA;
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Davidoff F
Shame: the elephant in the room

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  • First published March 1, 2002.
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May 13, 2016
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    Yet another elephant in the room
         Alastair M Hull, 15 Mar 2002 [Full text]
    RE: "Shame: the elephant in the room"
         David Rasnick, 16 Mar 2002 [Full text]
    Re: RE: "Shame: the elephant in the room"
         Craig Michael Uhl, MD, 17 Mar 2002 [Full text]
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         Gary J. Minter, 17 Mar 2002 [Full text]
    Pride rather than shame?
         melinda mary Roche, 18 Mar 2002 [Full text]
    Let's continue this debate
         Rudolf Werner, 18 Mar 2002 [Full text]
    Shame and the courage to admit negligence
         Christopher J Burns-Cox, 19 Mar 2002 [Full text]
    Distinguishing behaviour from identity
         Peter Davies, 22 Mar 2002 [Full text]
    Re: Let's continue this debate
         Mitch Abrahams, 24 Mar 2002 [Full text]

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