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The Twins in Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors - Just because two people have similar appearances, it does not mean that they act similarly or behave similarly. A prime example of this is the play The Comedy of Errors. Throughout the play, the two sets of twins are being mistaken for their twin, and even though they look similar, the characters that the two sets of twins come into contact with seem to notice that the twins do not act in their usual manner. That is due to the fact that they are not the people that the other characters think they are....   [tags: The Comedy of Errors]
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Medical Errors in Healthcare System - Background It is shocking to know that every year 98000 patients die from medical errors that can be prevented(Kohn, L. T., Corrigan, J. M., & Donaldson, M. S. (Eds.), 2000). Medical errors are not a new issue in our healthcare system; these have been around for a long time. Hospitals have been trying to improve quality care and patients safety by implementing different strategies to prevent and reduce medical errors for past thirty years. Medical errors are the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer in America (Allen, 2013)....   [tags: Medical Errors Essays]
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Nursing Errors and The Stakes - Every day there is a constant trust adhered to many different people in the profession of Nursing—the decision of what will help patients in terms of medicine, and the confidence to make these decisions. One false act or one slight misdiagnoses of medication to a patient could be the prime factor in whether the patient lives or dies. Nurses in hospitals across the country are spread thin, and thus makes the probability of mistakes higher. If a medicinal dose is off by even one decimal a patient could die, so the only real answer is for nurses to not be afraid to ask for assistance, always follow procedure and voice opinion is they feel something is wrong....   [tags: Nursing, Medical Errors]
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Medication Errors in Clinical Settings - Detection and Risk Management - Introduction Medications are used as one of the interventional strategies in the prevention and management of various ailments. Although medications are useful to patients, when used inappropriately, they are not only harmful to patients but also impair the reputation of physicians. Medication Errors (MEs) are known to occur in the healthcare setting. According to National Coordination Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention (NCCMERP) medication errors are defined as “Any preventable event that may cause or lead to inappropriate medication use or patient harm while the medication is in the control of a healthcare professional, patient or consumer”....   [tags: The Cause of Medication Errors]
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The Seriousness of in Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors - The Seriousness of The Comedy of Errors        The Comedy of Errors has often been dismissed as a mere farce, unworthy of any serious attention. Yet, when the author is Shakespeare, even a "farce" is well worth a second look. Shakespeare himself may have takent his comedic work quite seriously, for audiences expected comedy of his day not only to entertain, but also to morally instruct. It is not surprising, therefore, that for one of his earliest comedies, Shakespeare found a model in the plays of Plautus and Terence, which were studied in all Elizabethan Grammar Schools, praised by schoolmasters, and critically respectable....   [tags: Shakespeare Comedy of Errors Essays]
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Romance in Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors - Comedy of Errors - Romance What is so interesting about Shakespeare's first play, The Comedy of Errors, are the elements it shares with his last plays. The romances of his final period (Pericles, Cymbeline, The Winter's Tale, The Tempest) all borrowed from the romantic tradition, particularly the Plautine romances. So here, as in the later plays, we have reunions of lost children and parents, husbands and wives; we have adventures and wanderings, and the danger of death (which in this play is not as real to us as it is in the romances)....   [tags: Shakespeare Comedy of Errors Essays] 613 words
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Family and Marriage in Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors - Comedy of Errors - Family and Marriage Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors is a madcap romp of mistakes and misadventures, wrapping together two Plautine comedies sauced with Scripture and Renaissance poetry. Yet the tangled web of estranged family that Shakespeare weaves holds significant differences from any of his originals, pointing to ideas about family and marriage that Shakespeare no doubt held, and was to develop further in later works. Plautus' Menaechmi yields a basic framework for Shakespeare's plot: two long-separated brothers mistaken for one another....   [tags: Shakespeare Comedy of Errors Essays] 526 words
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Farce and Satire in Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors Essays - Farce and Satire in The Comedy of Errors       All is not as it seems in The Comedy of Errors.  Some have the notion that The Comedy of Errors is a classical and relatively un-Shakespearean play. The plot is, in fact, based largely on Plautus's Menaechmi, a light-hearted comedy in which twins are mistaken for each other. Shakespeare's addition of twin servants is borrowed from Amphitruo, another play by Plautus. Like its classical predecessors, The Comedy of Errors mixes farce and satire and (to a degree) presents us with stock characters....   [tags: Shakespeare Comedy of Errors Essays]
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Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors and Plautus' Menaechmi and Amphitruo - Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors and Plautus' Menaechmi and Amphitruo One of Shakespeare's earliest plays (its first recorded performance in December 1594), The Comedy of Errors has frequently been dismissed as pure farce, unrepresentative of the playwright's later efforts. While Errors may very well contain farcical elements, it is a complex, layered work that draws upon and reinterprets Plautine comedy. Shakespeare combines aspects of these Latin plays with biblical source material, chiefly the Acts of the Apostles and the Pauline Epistle to the Ephesians....   [tags: Compare Contrast Errors Plautus Menaechmi Essays]
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Medical Errors: Exploring the Healthcare System's Role in Errors - Critical Analysis Paradigm Shift According to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) which has been on the forefront in undertaking research studies, pertaining to the prevalence of medical errors; systemic flaws are largely to be blamed for the high number of medical errors (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2011). The Hastings centre also shares the same sentiments when they state that “Many errors can be traced to flaws in complex systems of healthcare delivery, not flaws in individual performance” (The Hastings centre 2011, 5)....   [tags: Health Care, medicine, medical] 2718 words
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The Errors of Speech Production - The Importance of Studying the Slips of the Tongue Harely (2001) asserted that studies analyzing speech errors have enabled psycholinguists to propose models that explain the processing stages of the speech production in the brain. Similarly , Field (2005) claimed that speech errors show the order of the levels that the speakers go through to combine sounds, words, phrases, and sentences for producing the speech. An example of speech production model that describes the levels of processing speech is Levelt's (1989) model....   [tags: slips of the tongue]
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The Brothers Menaechmus and Comedy of Errors - Different translators have different motives—to preserve, to condemn, to apply, to illuminate and so on—which are helped or hindered by the different opportunities and obstacles presented by the conventions of a given literary mode. This paper will seek to elucidate the unique opportunities comedy presents to a translator, in this case William Shakespeare, of a play, The Brothers Menaechmus by Plautus. Due to the rules that govern comedy, Shakespeare was afforded the ability to move beyond creating a copy of Plautus and merge his work with the original: The Comedy of Errors is an adaptation of Menaechmus, but it is also a continuation of its predecessor....   [tags: William Shakespeare]
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Heparin Errors in the NICU - Statistics show that between 1979 and 2006, there were more than sixty two million deaths investigated and of those, 244,388 were caused by a hospital medication error (Cox, 2010). The following information highlights medication errors made in three facilities in the United States with the drug Heparin. The focus of this paper will be on how the medication errors were made, what could have prevented them, the legal ramifications from the mistakes, and changes that were implemented to eliminate potential future risks....   [tags: Healthcare]
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Ethical Errors in Erin Brokovich - ... Obviously the law firm knew this but carried on anyways. It is even worse when she is fired but then hired back because of the papers that she has regarding the contamination by PG&E. This is bribery and a form of corruption which is easily unethical under any definition. Getting the job in the first case, by making the lawyer feel bad for losing the case, is unethical by making him feel trapped and forces to give her a job. Luckily for them though, this error is overshadowed by the action of Pacific Gas and Electric....   [tags: chemicals, corruption, court]
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Patient Falls and Medication Errors - Issue/Problem of Interest Falls are the second most common adverse event within health care institutions following medication errors, and an estimated 30% of hospital-based falls result in serious injury. The severity of this problem led the Joint Commission to make reducing the risk of patient injuries from falls a national patient safety goal for hospitals in 2009 (AHRQ, 2006). Falls are a leading cause of hospital-acquired injury and frequently prolong and complicate hospital stays and result in poor quality of life, increased costs, and unanticipated admissions to long-term care facilities....   [tags: Health Care, Patient's Care and Treatment] 1155 words
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Medical Errors - In year 2000 Institute of medicine (IOM) reported that around 98,000 people die each year (Kohn, 2000). The main reason for this incident is medical errors. Medical errors cost around $29 billion loss for heath care industry (Slonim, LaFleur, Ahmed, & Joseph, 2003). These medical errors caused people to be more in hospitals, more diagnostic evaluations, un-necessary treatments, and also resulted in many deaths. Medical error is defined as “failure of planned action to be completed as intended or use of a wrong plan to achieve an aim” (Kohn, 2000)....   [tags: Health, Miscommunication, Work Loads] 981 words
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Medication Errors - For many patients the scariest part of being in the hospital is having to rely on other people to control your life changing decisions. One large part of this is the medications one is given while in our care. I can only imagine what it must be like for patients to have a stranger to come in and start administering drugs to me. This would be especially scary if I did not know what these medications did, or what negative effects could be caused by taking them. Unfortunately, the fear of medication errors that many patients have are not unfounded....   [tags: Health Care ]
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Medical Errors - What is the 8th leading cause of death in USA. (Please do not guess, you will find in the end of this paper!) First , few horrific dots: 44,000 americans die each year as a result of medical errors, more people die from this reason than motor vehicle accident , breast cancer or AIDS. Total national cost calculating as: lost income , lost production , health care cost are estimated as 17-29 billion $$$ and this is modest estimate that is not including the preventable adverse drug event and repeated diagnostic test ....   [tags: Safety Enhancement, Leadership] 1654 words
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Speech Errors as Presented in the Literature of Linguistics - Introduction: Speech errors serve as a window to investigate speech production and arrangement of language elements in the brain. Gary S. Dell and Peter A. Reich (1980) said that one of the best way to find out how a system is constructed is if that system breaks. Speech errors as a linguistic phenomenon has been the topic of many linguistic researches. It can be investigated as an evidence for linguistic change as well. Bussmann and Hadumod (1996) in the Routledge dictionary of language and linguistics defines speech errors as " (Latin: lapsus linguae), is a deviation (conscious or unconscious) from the apparently intended form of an utterance." (449)....   [tags: Linguistics]
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Hospital Medical Errors - Medical mishaps occur more often than people may believe. According to John Bonifield from CNN, Medical errors kill more than 250,000 people in the United States yearly. Due to this large number of deaths relating to medical errors, hospitals and organizations are working together to lower the high number of mishaps. “Awareness about the problem has increased, but we clearly have to do more to get a lot closer to zero,” said Mark Chassin, President of the Joint Commission. The statistics of medical errors prove that mistakes are happening more often than they should....   [tags: Medical Mistakes]
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Medication Administration Errors - In today’s current fast-paced and demanding field of heath care, medication administration has become complex and time-consuming task. Approximately one-third of the nurses’ time is used in medication administration. There is much potential for error because of the complexity of the medication administration process. Since nurses are the last ones to actually administer the medication to the patient therefore they become responsible for medication administration errors (MAE). Reasons for MAE may include individual factors, organizational factors or system factors....   [tags: Nursing Essays]
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Eliminating Abbreviations Errors in the Medical Field - • How can eliminating abbreviations reduce errors. The use of abbreviations shortens length of many words thus really help healthcare professionals in saving time spent in writing notes. Abbreviations however do not always provide positive contributions due to misconceptions, misunderstandings, and misinterpretations leading to commitment of errors in the practice. Similarities in abbreviations for instance could root to a grave mistake. For instance the q.d. which an inscriber would like to indicate as every day could be erroneously interpreted as q.i.d....   [tags: Medical Field]
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The Main Causes and Implications of Perpetual Distortions and Errors - The fundamental role in management is attaining predetermined objectives through cooperation of staff and other parties. Organizations therefore attain their goals by utilizing the competence of their employees and this mostly applies to the executive members who are mandated with the responsibility of overseeing the development of the company’s priorities. However, there are instances when the employees at any level in the organization may experience problems due to distortions, which may cause errors and in the process compromise the goals and priorities of an organization....   [tags: Business Management ]
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Barkovs Hamlet: A Tragedy of Errors - William Shakespeare authorship: The text of Hamlet contains indications that Shakespeare portrayed himself as an allegedly dead university graduate. HAMLET: A TRAGEDY OF ERRORS, OR THE TRAGICAL FATE OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. by Alfred Barkov To the contents When the text of William Shakespeare: a mask for Hamlet - Christopher Marlowe. William Shakespeare Hamlet is read attentively, and no details are disregarded, it becomes evident that William Shakespeare included in it something quite different from what has been traditionally interpreted....   [tags: essays research papers] 6765 words
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Shakespeares The Comedy Of Errors - Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors The Comedy of Errors was Shakespeare's first comedy. It is a light yet dramatic play about a family of twins, their parents, and their twin servants, who have been separated for over twenty years due to a tragic accident at sea. The story, following the usual format of Shakespeare's work occurs and is concluded all in one day. The twins run into each other the whole day through and are mistaken for each other more than once. This confusion makes the tragedy all the more hilarious....   [tags: essays research papers] 383 words
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Lag-Time Errors Between Novice and Professional Interpreters - Introduction Lag time, is the time accumulated when the source message starts and the target message is relayed in the target language, and has challenged me as an interpreter. During practicum, where students apply our skills as interpreters-in-training I was forced to address the challenges I face with lag time. I was curious about the reasons that this was affecting my work. Therefore, I have chosen to focus the correlation between message accuracy and the errors that occur depending on the amount of lag time....   [tags: Language]
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Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure, and Wrong Patient Errors - The purpose of this paper is to identify a quality safety issue. I will summarize the impact that this issue has on health care delivery. In addition, I will identify quality improvement strategies. Finally, I will share a plan to effectively implement this quality improvement strategy. Quality and Safety Issue Wrong site, wrong procedure, and wrong patient errors are avoidable safety issues. Nearly 1.9 trillion dollars are spent on medical errors each year in the United States (Catalano & Fickenscher, 2008)....   [tags: Nursing Quality and Safety ]
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Fatal Errors of Brutus - Fatal Errors of Brutus William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is built upon the six lethal mistakes that Brutus unknowingly performs. Brutus believes he uses wise judgment and cunning skill in his plans to prevail over Caesar. There are three errors that seem to be the most significant. They are refusing to take an oath, not killing Antony and allowing Antony to speak at Caesar’s funeral. The plot against Caesar is first devised by Cassius, who slowly allows Brutus to take over the arrangements....   [tags: essays papers] 607 words
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Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors - Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors Comedy of Errors is one of Shakespeare’s first plays. The minor characters, in the play, Egeon and the Duke, set up the framework of the play. Egeon, at the request of the Duke, describes his adventures and relates his life story. This provides the history of The Comedy of Errors, and helps keep track of the confusion, which unfolds during the play. There are several themes that Shakespeare uses which are only loosely related to the actual comedy. The conflicts between burden and freedom, rule and compassion, loss and rebirth all form a critical undertone within the play....   [tags: essays research papers] 902 words
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Perceptual Errors - Perceptual Errors Perceptual Organization (1)  Similarity is described as the tendency to group similar items. Similarity is much like stereotyping. Stereotyping is when someone judges another person on the perception of the group to which that person belongs.  Proximity is described as the tendency to group elements that are close together. Implicit theories allow the presence of one characteristic to bring up a list of other characteristics that one would “think” goes with it....   [tags: Essays Papers] 749 words
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Journalism Errors: Double Check The Spelling of Names and Other Facts - When Emilie Davis, a newspaper journalism professor at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, picks up her nametag at an event, she often stares down at the more common spelling of her name, “Emily.” She is used to people misspelling her name, so she usually leaves it the way it’s written to not make it a big deal. As Steve Davis, Emilie Davis’s husband, explained his wife’s silent frustration when people misspell her name, he said, “it never hurts to just double check.” Steve Davis, also a newspaper journalism professor, as well as chair of the newspaper department at the Newhouse School, is very familiar with spelling mistakes and factual errors when it c...   [tags: Journalist, Photojournalism] 1224 words
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Space Flight: Risk of Performance Errors Due to Sleep Loss - Introduction During spaceflight astronauts will experience fatigue that can threaten their health and performance during their period of exploration. If fatigue during space flight goes untreated, there is a potential long-term health effects. The term fatigue can be explained as weariness from bodily or mental exertion and temporary reduction of functioning organs due to excessive stimulus. Astronauts are prone to other risk during spaceflight as well, these are the following: sleep loss, circadian desynchronization, fatigue, and workload are all potential risk astronauts can encounter during flight....   [tags: astronauts, NASA, workload]
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Target High Risk Areas for Medication Errors - Target High Risk Areas for Medication Errors Medication errors are among the biggest issues in health care settings today. The effect of managed care is one of the causative factors. The need to contain costs has invariably doubled the nurses' workload making them less efficient as caregivers. Example of problem is the high incidence of medication errors. Nurses' workload has increased tremendously regardless of the fact that most of these patients are of great acuity, thereby predisposing them to a greater risk of medication errors....   [tags: Papers] 399 words
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Sleep Observations Related to Potential Errors at Work Report - Sleep Observations Related to Potential Errors at Work Report Ladies and Gentlemen better known as board members. This study was conducted to find if there is any correlation between sleep and errors made throughout the day. I took the privilege of making this report because we are in the business of saving lives. Everyone in this medical center wants to help all of our patients to the best of our ability. Over time we have overlooked the responsibility we have to the patients that enter our doors for care....   [tags: essays research papers] 822 words
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Negative Criticism for The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare - Negative Criticism for The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare The Shakespeare play that I did was “The Comedy of Errors”. The Comedy of Errors was one of Shakespeare’s earliest works. The play was first performed at Gray’s Inn on December 28, 1594. The Comedy was very popular. In 1938, a musical adaptation of the play was known as The Boys from Syracuse. Of course the author of this play is William Shakespeare. The theme in this play is a romance along with comedic performances also in it....   [tags: Papers] 1138 words
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Correcting for Errors Inherent in DNA Pooling Methods - Correcting for Errors Inherent in DNA Pooling Methods Professor’s comment: This student’s research paper describes developments and refinements in an effort to correct for errors inherent in the DNA pooling methods employed in genetics research. I admire the clarity and efficiency with which she explains these developments. Introduction Many genetic diseases have yet to be located on the human genome for reasons that include their multiple loci and incomplete penetrance. To pinpoint these loci in terms of particular regions of the chromosomes, association studies, which compare allele frequency between affected individuals (probands) and controls, must be performed across the entire...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Telugu Speakers of English and the Influence of Mother Tongue on Their Comprehensibility - English in India is taught and learned as a second language. The significance of the ability to speak or write English has notably increased in the 20th century. English has become the de facto standard in India not because it has been approved by any ‘standards’ organization but because it is extensively used by many information and technology industries which are acknowledged as being standard. All learners make errors in the process of learning English. It is inevitable that they make mistakes, however, the question here is, ‘Why do learners continue to make the same mistake even when such mistakes have been repetitively pointed out to them’....   [tags: ESL, education, errors]
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Mistakes in the Medical Field - It’s very difficult to blame someone when mistakes occur in an environment in which we hope learning and improvement will take place. But eventually someone has to take blame for the mistake. Errors can occur anywhere but when it comes to the healthcare field there are more possibilities.It would include acute care, ambulatory care, outpatient clinics, pharmacies, and patient homes. Many people assume that medical errors involve only wrong medications administered or the wrong surgery performed (Dovey, Kuzel, Phillips, and Woolf, 2004)....   [tags: Critical Care, Medication Errors]
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Nurses-to-Patient Ratios Affect the Care that Patients Receives - Has anyone ever been to a hospital, whereas, she or he calls for the nurse and the nurse did not come in time. Many patients or their family members encounter this situation, because of the low nursing ratio. Throughout the years, nurses have argued that performing safe and quality care depends on the amount of patients in which nurses take care of daily. Moreover, nurses at the bedside feel that having an appropriate nurse patient ratio can increase a patient’s chance of having a positive hospital outcome....   [tags: medication errors, law suites]
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Quality and Patient Safety in Hospital Pharmacies - Defining Quality and Patient Safety: Consumers have a different view of what constitutes quality and safety in medical practices (Shi, L. & Singh, D., 2012). Quality in healthcare is defined as the ability to reach desired health outcomes that are consistent with professional information, according to the Institute of Medicine (Shi, L. & Singh, D., 2012). Safety is achieved by the absence of errors and the delivery of efficient care (Menachemi,N., Saunders, C., Chukmaitov, A., Matthews, M., & Brooks, R.C., 2007)....   [tags: healthcare, medication, errors]
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Questions and Answers - Immunohaematology - 1. In the article, Henry (2009) states; “In the context of immunohaematology testing, quality control systems should also be able to detect instrument and human errors such as transcription, transposition and transmission”. Discuss the meaning of this statement to demonstrate your understanding of types of error. 10 marks (Half a page) Routine immunoheamatology tests may seem reliable and simple, however,reagent failure and technical errors can and do occur both in manual and automated systems. Very dangerous errors such as transposition and transcription can be made....   [tags: Quality Testing, Errors] 936 words
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Poor Leadership and Planning for D-Day - Although Operation Overlord was a successful invasion, the leaders did a poor job in planning and losses were heavier than they needed to be. In the combining of strong American, British, and Canadian armies, the control of leadership became a problem at D-Day and affected the major decisions made for battles. One of the reasons for so many fatalities of Americans during D-Day was due to the lack of preparations and planning while using new boats and tanks in the treacherous waters. Another problem occurred during the use of the airplane bombings, and the affects that it has on the rest of the battle....   [tags: Operation Overlord Errors]
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Should the Death Penalty Be Abolished? - People make bad decisions that can lead to serious consequences daily, and how they are punished by the law changes for each crime. In an article posted by The Guardian in 2011, they report that after the reinstatement of the death penalty in 1976, “1,264 people have been executed in America” (Rogers). This number may be alarming to some that are against capital punishment, but anticipated by others who stand by this means of retribution. There are many arguments that have been made as to why the death penalty should continue to exist and why it should be suspended....   [tags: errors in trials, innocent people]
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Physical Development During The Prenatal Stages - Prenatal Development: Physical: During prenatal development, the mother's general health and age is very important. Nutrition, anxiety, and stress are a big part of the physical development during the prenatal stages. Referenced by Eysenck & Schoenthaler (1997) in our text, “A rapidly growing body of evidence reveals that when food sources are short on protein or essential vitamins and minerals during prenatal and early postnatal development, an infant’s physical, socio-emotional, and intellectual development can be compromised” (as cited by Broderick & Blewitt, 2010, p....   [tags: chromosomal errors, pregnancies]
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National Patient Safety Goals - THE JOINT COMMISSION Patient safety one of the driving forces of healthcare. Patient safety is defined as, “ the absence of preventable harm to a patient during the process of healthcare or as the prevention of errors and adverse events caused by the provision of healthcare rather than the patient’s underlying disease process. (Kangasniemi, Vaismoradi, Jasper, &Turunen, 2013)”. It was just as important in the past as it is day. Our healthcare field continues to strive to make improvement toward safer care for patients across the country....   [tags: Healthcare, avoidance medical errors]
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A system for solution-orientated reporting of errors associated with the extraction of routinely collected clinical data for research and quality impr - Abstract Background: We have used routinely collected clinical data in epidemiological and quality improvement research for over 10 years. We extract, pseudonymise and link data from heterogeneous distributed databases; inevitably encountering errors and problems. Objective: To develop a solution-orientated system of error reporting which enables appropriate corrective action. Method: Review of the 94 errors, which occurred in 2008/9. Previously we had described failures in terms of the data missing from our response files; however this provided little information about causation....   [tags: Research Analysis]
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Second Language Acquisition - Background to L2 Writing “Writing for L2 students was until the 1970s, primarily perceived as language practice, designed to help students manipulate grammatical forms or utilise newly learned vocabulary items “(Ferris, 2002:p. 3). An example will be `write about what you did last week` which practises the past tense form. Teachers used to adopt a product approach which focuses on correcting all language errors rather than organisation or ideas of the text. Teachers will mark each writing piece as the final draft and assume students will not repeat their mistakes again in future writings (Grabe and Kaplan, 1996)....   [tags: grammar, language errors]
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Are Most of The Errors Which EFL Learners Make Due to Interference from Their L1? - Introduction It is commonly assumed that where there are differences between L1 and L2, the learner's L1 will probably interfere with the L2 (negative language transfer), whereas, when L1 and L2 are similar, the L2 will assist the L2 learning (positive language transfer) (Ellis, 1994). Therefore, we tend to believe that most of the errors are account of negative transfer. This is partly true according to many empirical studies of errors which have showed that many errors are common to different linguistic backgrounds....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Electronic Health Records - A. What is the issue. An Electronic Health Record is a computerized form of a patient’s medical chart. These records allow information to be readily available to authorized providers during a patient’s encounter with the healthcare system. These systems do not only contain medical histories, current medications and insurance information, they also track patients’ diagnoses, treatment plans, immunization dates, allergies, radiology images and lab tests/results (source). The fundamental aspect of EHRs is that they are able to share a patient’s information quickly across service lines and even between different healthcare organizations....   [tags: Hospital medical errors]
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Nursing Home Abuse - Although it does not usually make news headlines and is rarely discussed, nursing home residents and the elderly experience abuse sometimes on a daily basis. Medical errors, physical abuse, or stealing from them could all be classified as abuse. All around the world today, a population that is not able to help itself is being harmed, whether it is physical or sexual abuse, exploitation, or not being properly supervised; the elderly and nursing home residents are being abused. Types of Abuse There are many types of abuse that occur in nursing homes, even though many do not even realize what all could be classified as abuse....   [tags: health, elders, medical errors]
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