The EMS Handoff: Swiss Cheese Decisions with Bradley Dean

The EMS Handoff

It’s the EMS Handoff crew on this one discussing medication error, how our squishy brains are terrible at handling complex numbers in high-stress situations and what we can do to offload some of that stress to do the right thing. 

Show Highlights

  • Calculator use on clinicals?
  • 400 747s
  • Faulty system
  • Swiss cheese decision making
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Cognitive offloading
  • Drug cards
  • The Fix
  • Error opportunities
  • Cross Checking

Previous: The EMS Handoff crew talks with Jason Haag, an EMS educator, on the dark side of informed consent.


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