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Using Failure Mode and Effects Analysis to identify hazards within resuscitation

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Study objective: Resuscitation is a fast paced highly complex process which makes considerable demands on the resuscitation team; even minor errors and failures may reduce the chance of a successful outcome. Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) is a team-based, systematic proactive step-by-step process which identifies failure modes/hazards within the process which could compromise the progression and outcome of the process and highlights where improvements need to be implemented to mitigate ...

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10.3233/JRS-2009-0483

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Journal:
International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine
Volume:
21
Issue:
4
Pages:
201-215
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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ISSN:
0924-6479
URN:
uuid:0bfc17cd-425a-4396-9415-0d98084494fc
Source identifiers:
450536
Local pid:
pubs:450536

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