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State of science: evolving perspectives on ‘human error’.

Read GJM, Shorrock S, Walker GH, et al. State of science: evolving perspectives on ‘human error’. Ergonomics. 2021;64(9):1091-1114. doi: 10.1080/00140139.2021.1953615

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March 16, 2022
Read GJM, Shorrock S, Walker GH, et al. Ergonomics. 2021;64(9):1091-1114.

Human error can affect the safety of care delivery. This article provides an overview of human error, the theories and methods available to understand, prevent, and mitigate human error, and the role of ergonomics and human factors in reducing error.

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Read GJM, Shorrock S, Walker GH, et al. State of science: evolving perspectives on ‘human error’. Ergonomics. 2021;64(9):1091-1114. doi: 10.1080/00140139.2021.1953615