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Failure mode and effects analysis outputs: are they valid?

Shebl, NA; Franklin, BD; Barber, N; (2012) Failure mode and effects analysis outputs: are they valid? BMC Health Services Research , 12 , Article 150. 10.1186/1472-6963-12-150. Green open access

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Abstract

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is a prospective risk assessment tool that has been widely used within the aerospace and automotive industries and has been utilised within healthcare since the early 1990s. The aim of this study was to explore the validity of FMEA outputs within a hospital setting in the United Kingdom.

Type: Article
Title: Failure mode and effects analysis outputs: are they valid?
Location: England
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-12-150
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-12-150
Language: English
Additional information: © 2012 Shebl et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. PMCID: PMC3405478
Keywords: Anti-Bacterial Agents, Critical Pathways, Gentamicins, Great Britain, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Hospitals, Teaching, Humans, Infusions, Intravenous, Medication Errors, National Health Programs, Patient Care Team, Qualitative Research, Recurrence, Reproducibility of Results, Risk Assessment, Risk Management, Time Factors, Treatment Failure, Vancomycin
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UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Division of Psychiatry
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Life Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Life Sciences > UCL School of Pharmacy
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Life Sciences > UCL School of Pharmacy > Practice and Policy
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1376880
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