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Counterheroism, common knowledge, and ergonomics: concepts from aviation that could improve patient safety.

Lewis GH, Vaithianathan R, Hockey PM, et al. Counterheroism, common knowledge, and ergonomics: concepts from aviation that could improve patient safety. Milbank Q. 2011;89(1)(1):4-38. doi:10.1111/j.1468-0009.2011.00623.x.

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April 6, 2011
Lewis GH, Vaithianathan R, Hockey PM, et al. Milbank Q. 2011;89(1):4-38.

This commentary describes aviation error prevention tactics and suggests that adopting these initiatives in health care can improve patient safety.

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Lewis GH, Vaithianathan R, Hockey PM, et al. Counterheroism, common knowledge, and ergonomics: concepts from aviation that could improve patient safety. Milbank Q. 2011;89(1)(1):4-38. doi:10.1111/j.1468-0009.2011.00623.x.