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July 21, 2021

Understanding the "Swiss cheese model" and its application to patient safety.

Wiegmann DA, L JW, T NC, et al. Understanding the "Swiss cheese model" and its application to patient safety. J Patient Saf. Epub 2021 Apr 15. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000810.

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Wiegmann DA, J. Wood L, N. Cohen T, et al. J Patient Saf. 2021;Epub Apr 15.

This article reviews the theory behind the Swiss Cheese Model and how organizational influences, supervisory factors, preconditions for unsafe acts, and unsafe acts threaten patient safety.

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Wiegmann DA, L JW, T NC, et al. Understanding the "Swiss cheese model" and its application to patient safety. J Patient Saf. Epub 2021 Apr 15. doi: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000810.