Normalization of deviance in diagnosis .... primary problems

Lorri Zipperer Lorri at ZPM1.COM
Sun Jan 11 15:14:38 UTC 2015


This short piece discusses the normalization of ineffective behaviors and
their effect on medication safety. 

http://www.confidentvoices.com/2013/02/04/shortcuts-in-medication-administra
tion-dangers-of-normalizing-deviance-keys-to-preventing-errors/

 

What poor behaviors are normalized that degrade the diagnostic process? What
about not looking at evidence but relying on only one resource or only one
colleague's assessment to inform decision making?

 

Lorri

 

Lorri Zipperer, editor

Patient Safety: Perspectives on Evidence, Information and Knowledge
Transfer. London, UK. 

Gower. June 2014. ISBN: 978-1-4094-3857-1

http://www.gowerpublishing.com/isbn/9781409438571

free chapter http://tinyurl.com/n6e4st2

LinkedIn Group / Patient Safety Partners: 

http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=163248

 

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