What is an error in the medical field? An error is a mistake made in the process of care that results in (or has the potential to result in) harm to patients. Mistakes include the failure of a planned action to be completed as intended or the use of a wrong plan to achieve an aim. They can be the result of an action that is taken (error of commission) or of one that is not taken (error of omission) .
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