Culture , threat , and error : lessons from aviation

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  title={Culture , threat , and error : lessons from aviation},
  author={Robert L. Helmreich and Jan M. Davies}
}
such as aviation and rail, have become increasingly safer over the past 20 years, accidents still occur. 1 Similarly, adverse outcomes occur in healthcare, despite numerous improvements in areas such as, for example, selection and training of personnel, design and maintenance of equipment, and greater availability and reduced side effects of many drugs. 2 However, the proportional gains in aviation have been larger than those in health-care, and, if for this reason alone, the Institute of… CONTINUE READING

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