All physician orders must be reviewed and checked for errors
, all concerns regarding the medications must be clarified, and if no problems are foreseen, the drug must be dispensed at the correct time and recorded properly in order for a medical error
not to pose medical or legal problems.
While scanning; the following key words created on the basis of definitions of medical errors
were used: "medical error
", "doctor's/physician's error
", "nurse's error
", "doctor's/ physician's negligence", "wrong site surgery", "wrong operation", "incorrect/ wrong drug", "falling off a stretcher", "wrong diagnosis/recognition", "test errors
", "overdose", "the delaying of treatment "and "unnecessary/ excessive treatment".
is all-too-human, it is important we understand it.
Participants were asked to give a detailed narrative description of any errors
during the shift or if they had caught themselves before making an error
For instance, 29% of cases rated as most difficult had functional hypothesis errors
compared to an error
rate of 92% for treatment selection.
The Service determined the omission was an error
in timing and not a mathematical or posting error
Before the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, when an audit partner walked into the controller's office and said, "We found a material error
during our review of the company's Form 10-Q or 10-K report," the controller was, of course, appalled an error
A mortgage lender took a "write-down" of $3 billion because of a change-control error
in a key spreadsheet.
Some organizations have implemented self-reporting "safe-harbor" polices that provide staff with protection from disciplinary action when they self report an error
Spreadsheet control tools provide automated spreadsheet consolidation and error
detection and eliminate the need to spend thousands of hours reviewing accounting.
Overall, 119 nurses (30%) reported making at least one error
, and 127 (33%) reported at least one near error
, for a total of 199 errors
and 213 near errors
during the study period.
Beginning at the zero position and at each increment of the three axes, which are moved together to reach a new position along the diagonal, the displacement error
The actuator is adjusted using a position error
signal (PES), which is the difference between the measured position computed from the servo pattern and the desired position of the head.
The P-element provides Proportional error
Despite the restriction of the subtitle, Francois Rigolot's sympathetic pursuit of error
in literature does not neglect its theological and philosophical dimensions.