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Richard H. White, MD ; July-August 2005
An intern increases a patient's warfarin dosage nightly based on subtherapeutic INR levels drawn each morning; after several days, the patient develops potentially life-threatening bleeding.
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Unintended Consequences, June 2011
His seminal work in patient safety is generally credited with introducing the concept of unintended consequences.
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Alemzadeh H, Raman J, Leveson N, Kalbarczyk Z, Iyer RK. PLoS One. 2016;11:e0151470.
Using an automated natural language processing tool, this retrospective study evaluated adverse events related to robotic surgery reported between 2000 and 2013. Device malfunctions contributed to many incidents, thus understanding these technical difficulties will be important for avoiding future harms.