The Institute of Medicine first called attention to deaths due to medical error and adverse events in the 1999 report titled: _
To Err is Human
Medical errors are the ________ leading cause of death in the U.S.
Third , 3rd
High error rates with serious outcomes are most likely to occur in ___________ settings:
Intensive Care, Emergency Department, and operating Room.
Improved communication between providers can occur by using the following three step method: After the sender gives the message, the Receiver restates the message to the Sender, who then confirms the message.
One-third of medication errors occur during which phase of medical treatment
Research demonstrates that nurses are responsible for intercepting _________ percent of preventable adverse drug events: