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Swiss Cheese Model and Patient Safety Initiatives in Taiwan

Swiss Cheese Model and Patient Safety Initiatives in Taiwan

The Swiss cheese model illustrates how multiple failures in prevention mechanisms lead to mistakes.

Following notable patient safety incidents, Taiwan implemented initiatives like establishing a national committee, setting safety goals, and introducing reporting systems and culture surveys. Strategies include team resource management and root cause analysis.

How can healthcare professionals be trained to recognize and address potential failures in prevention mechanisms before they lead to errors?

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