Tag Archives: human error

[mini post] An accident waiting to happen – a potentially dangerous road crossing

Somone is going to die on this pedestrian crossing. Incredibly dangerous location of green man light. https://t.co/ilElfNPc8S — Matt Turner (@Mattturner86) March 15, 2015 In this YouTube video, tweeted by Mattturner86, a road crossing indicator is shown turning to green … Continue reading

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[Edinburgh] Royal College of Physicians, Edin: The challenge of computerisation in hospitals “first do less harm”

CHI+MED’s Prof Harold Thimbleby from Swansea University is participating in this event which is taking place, in Edinburgh, at the RCPE on 16 February 2015, and is free and open to all. Venue details Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh … Continue reading

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“…imagine then being charged (with) manslaughter for a drug error…”

This is a 31 minute YouTube video from the Risky Business conference highlighting the story of Julie, a nurse, and what happened after she connected a patient to the wrong drug infusion pump. The patient died and Julie lost her … Continue reading

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Wrong! Free event at Wellcome Collection (London) on Human error #wellcomewrong

What Wrong! an evening event of free talks, scientific illusions, close-up magicians and a clowning masterclass… all on the topic of being wrong. Where London: Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, NW1 2BE (directions, map and transport info) When Friday 5 … Continue reading

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