Individual, practice, and system causes of errors in nursing: a taxonomy.

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Practice errors by nurses can cause harm to patients, families, practitioners, systems, and the profession. Because the nursing errors reported to the State Boards of Nursing are typically serious, analyzing their data has great potential for developing new strategies to reduce dangerous errors. With the guiding rationale being identification of categories… (More)

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@article{Benner2002IndividualPA, title={Individual, practice, and system causes of errors in nursing: a taxonomy.}, author={Patricia Benner and Vickie Sheets and Patricia Uris and Kathy Malloch and Kathy Schwed and Dwayne Jamison}, journal={The Journal of nursing administration}, year={2002}, volume={32 10}, pages={509-23} }