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Injury that was caused by medical management and that results in measurable disability

Adverse event

2

Failure of a planned action to be completed as intented or the use of a wrong plan to achieve an aim (can include problems in practice, products, procedures, systems )

Error

3

An adverse event that is attributable to eror

Preventable adverse effect

4

And adverse even resulting froma. Complication that cannot be prevented given the current state of knowledge

Unpreventable adverse event

5

A event or situation that could hav resulted in accident, injury or illness but did not, tierh by chance or through timely intervention

Near miss

6

An adverse event or near miss that is preventable with the current state of medical knowledge

Medical error

7

A regularly interacting or interdependent group items forming a unified whole

System

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An error that is not the result of an individual’s actions but the predictable outcome of a series of actions and factors that make up a diagnostic or treatment process

Systems error