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Table 3 Factors influencing the recognition, reporting and resolution of medical device-related incidents

From: Factors that influence the recognition, reporting and resolution of incidents related to medical devices and other healthcare technologies: a systematic review

Factor First number of studies
Recognition
 Health technology features 1 study [29]
Reporting
 Personal attitudes of healthcare professionals 16 studies [16,22-24,28-30,32-36,38,39,41,43]
 Organizational culture 4 studies [17,21,40,41]
 Awareness of incident reporting system 6 studies [17,19,22,27,33,44]
 Perception of incident reporting system 5 studies [16,17,21,27,33]
 Incentives to incident reporting 2 studies [34,43]
 Feedback to healthcare professionals 2 studies [33,41]
Resolution
 None of the studies reported on the resolution of medical device-related incidents