No.130 April 17, 2013

Medical incident; close-call incident; near-miss incident
Medical accident
Medical malpractice; medical error; medical negligence
Japan Council for Quality Health Care
Medical lawsuit
No-fault compensation system

According to Heinrich’s Law, “for every accident that causes a major injury, there are 29 accidents that cause minor injuries and 300 accidents that cause no injuries.” This law is depicted as Heinrich’s pyramid with a major accident on top,...

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