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Medical errors: accepting them, the better to avoid them


DECRYPTION - Almost half of adverse events related to care are considered preventable. But that presupposes united teams and endowed with the time essential for their analysis.

"Every mistake is a treasure, say the Americans


A specialist in public health and responsible for the quality and safety department of the CHU de Lyon, Prof. Philippe Michel is convinced: “

An error can be a source of learning but, above all, it must always be taken into account to prevent it from happening. reproduces itself!"

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To manage the risk of medical errors (not to be confused with faults, which are intentional) and to ensure patient safety, over the past fifteen years, France has widely equipped itself with numerous tools for reporting adverse events associated with healthcare. (EIAS) - a term that takes into account all the risks encountered by patients - and a satisfactory methodology to analyze them.

If the most serious situations (EIGS, for serious adverse event associated with care) now seem to be identified, risk prevention in medicine still lacks effectiveness.

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Source: lefigaro

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