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Human factors—recognising and minimising errors in our day to day practice.

Green B, Tsiroyannis C, Brennan PA. Human factors--recognising and minimising errors in our day to day practice. Oral Dis. 2016;22(1):19-22. doi:10.1111/odi.12384.

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February 10, 2016
Green B, Tsiroyannis C, Brennan PA. Oral Dis. 2016;22(1):19-22.

Human failure can affect the safety of care delivery at the individual and system levels. This review provides an introduction to human factors engineering and discusses fatigue, physical performance, stress, and situational awareness as human-centered considerations for safety improvement.