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Root cause analysis and actions for the prevention of medical errors: quality improvement and resident education.

Charles R, Hood B, DeRosier JM, et al. Root Cause Analysis and Actions for the Prevention of Medical Errors: Quality Improvement and Resident Education. Orthopedics. 2017;40(4):e628-e635. doi:10.3928/01477447-20170418-04.

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May 17, 2017
Charles R, Hood B, DeRosier JM, et al. Orthopedics. 2017;40:e628-e635.

This commentary highlights the importance of engaging residents in root cause analysis of errors and near misses. The authors discuss how participation in root cause analysis can educate trainees about process analysis and augment skill development.

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Charles R, Hood B, DeRosier JM, et al. Root Cause Analysis and Actions for the Prevention of Medical Errors: Quality Improvement and Resident Education. Orthopedics. 2017;40(4):e628-e635. doi:10.3928/01477447-20170418-04.