A little knowledge Medical errors by experienced laypeople

@inproceedings{Egeth2013ALK,
  title={A little knowledge Medical errors by experienced laypeople},
  author={Marc Egeth and Jennifer Soosaar and Rebecca Margolies and Adam R. Shames},
  year={2013}
}
Errors made by injection-experienced and injection-inexperienced participants were compared to test whether injection experience relates to use errors among potential users of a new injection device. In our sample, healthcare professionals (Group 1) made the fewest errors overall while there was also a trend for injection-experienced laypeople (Group 2) to make more errors than injection-inexperienced laypeople (Group 3). Furthermore, the types of errors made by each of the two layperson groups… CONTINUE READING

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