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Errors and Analysis of Errors

MULLIGAN, MAUREEN A. RN, JD, BSN*; NECHODOM, PAT MPH

Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology: December 2008 - Volume 51 - Issue 4 - p 656-665
doi: 10.1097/GRF.0b013e3181899a5a
How to Prevent a Malpractice Suit

Methods of analyzing errors and proactively preventing errors are discussed. A framework for using these concepts is presented.

* School of Pharmacy, Utah Poison Control Center

Epidemiology Department, School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

Correspondence: Maureen A. Mulligan, RN, JD, BSN, School of Pharmacy, Utah Poison Control Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. E-mail: mo.mulligan@gmail.com

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.