Medical error: is the solution medical or cognitive?


Is the solution for medical errors medical or cognitive? In this AMIA2001 panel on medical error, we argued that medical error is primarily an issue for cognitive science and engineering, not for medicine, although the knowledge of the practice of medicine is essential for the research and prevention of medical errors. The three panelists presented studies… (More)

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@article{Zhang2002MedicalEI, title={Medical error: is the solution medical or cognitive?}, author={Jiajie Zhang and Vimla L. Patel and Todd R. Johnson}, journal={Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA}, year={2002}, volume={9 6 Suppl}, pages={S75-7} }