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Understanding patient safety performance and educational needs using the 'Safety-II' approach for complex systems.

McNab D, Bowie P, Morrison J, Ross A. Understanding patient safety performance and educational needs using the 'Safety-II' approach for complex systems. Educ Prim Care. 2016;27(6):443-450. doi:10.1080/14739879.2016.1246068

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December 14, 2016
McNab D, Bowie P, Morrison J, et al. Educ Prim Care. 2016;27(6):443-450.

Approaches to preventing medical error have traditionally concentrated on learning from failure. This commentary discusses the value of drawing from excellence to improve outcomes in complex systems. The authors recommend focusing on both what went wrong and excellent performance to inform patient safety training and curriculum development.

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McNab D, Bowie P, Morrison J, Ross A. Understanding patient safety performance and educational needs using the 'Safety-II' approach for complex systems. Educ Prim Care. 2016;27(6):443-450. doi:10.1080/14739879.2016.1246068