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Cognitive error as the most frequent contributory factor in cases of medical injury: a study on verdict's judgment among closed claims in Japan.

Tokuda Y, Kishida N, Konishi R, et al. Cognitive error as the most frequent contributory factor in cases of medical injury: a study on verdict's judgment among closed claims in Japan. J Hosp Med. 2011;6(3):109-14. doi:10.1002/jhm.820.

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September 8, 2010
Tokuda Y, Kishida N, Konishi R, et al. J Hosp Med. 2011;6(3):109-14.

This closed claims analysis found that cognitive factors, including errors in judgment and failure of vigilance, were important and frequent causes of medical injury.

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Tokuda Y, Kishida N, Konishi R, et al. Cognitive error as the most frequent contributory factor in cases of medical injury: a study on verdict's judgment among closed claims in Japan. J Hosp Med. 2011;6(3):109-14. doi:10.1002/jhm.820.