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Salehi sahlabadi A, Riazat A, Sury S, Saffarinia N, Damerchi Z, Pouyakian M. Investigating the Causes of Nursing Errors and Its Reduction Countermeasures in Recent Studies: A review. Iran J Ergon. 2020; 8 (1) :74-88
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Assistant professor, Department of occupational health and safety engineering, School of Public Health and Safety, Shahid Beheshti Univeristy of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , pouykian@sbmu.ac.ir
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Background and Objectives: Nursing errors are a serious threat to patient safety, which can lead to increased public concern and distrust of recipients of health care services and refusal to undergo treatment. Therefore, the present study examines types of causes of nurseschr('39') errors, reasons for not reporting them and ways to reduce errors.
Methods: The present study was a narrative review study of English and Persian articles on nurseschr('39') errors in the period (2008-2018) and was done in 2019. Articles were searched in three internal databases such as SID, Magiran and Iran Medex and five external databases of Google Scholar, PubMed, Scopus, Science Direct, and Springer.
Results: Most nursing errors were in the form of functional errors. Risk factors were divided into nurse, organization, ward, and patient-related error factors. The reasons for nurseschr('39') failure to report errors include professional reputation and legal problems. Error reduction strategies are such as nursing education and management controls.
Conclusion: Nursing errors have been studied in various ways. These studies are not only aimed at identifying nurseschr('39') errors, but also to enhance knowledge and knowledge about the possible causes and preventive factors. The benefits of this view of the articles lead to the provision of appropriate health care services, proper planning for hospitals by managers, and the advancement of nursing education. However, fewer studies have used modern methods of hazard identification.

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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/06/6 | Accepted: 2020/07/4 | ePublished: 2020/07/4

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