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Prevention of Medical Errors

1.  ADE stands for what?
A) adverse drug event
B) advanced directive exception
2.  What is the first requirement for correct and effective treatment?
A) an accurate diagnosis
B) collecting the payment
C) informed consent
3.  What are the most frequently reported types of medication errors?
A) Omission errors
B) Improper dose/quantity errors
C) Unauthorized drug errors
D) All of the Above
4.  The primary contributing factor/s to medication errors are distractions and workload increases.
A) True
B) False
5.  Insulin, heparin and warfarin are most often associated with errors?
A) True
B) False
6.  Which patients are most vulnerable to the effects of medical errors?
A) the very young
B) the very old
C) both of the above
7.  Root Cause Analysis is a process for discovering basic and contributing causes of errors with the continuing goal of preventing recurrence.
A) True
B) False
8.  Making the patient and the family part of the health care team is an important strategy in improving patient safety and reducing medical errors.
A) True
B) False
9.  Research shows that patients who are more involved with their care tend to get better results.
A) True
B) False
10.  The single most important way you can help to prevent errors is to be an active member of your health care team.
A) True
B) False

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