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Figure 2-2

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Figure 2.2. Increasing the number of rules can lead to increased error rates

Chart showing Error event report rate plotted against number of rules, showing skill-based and rule-based errors.

Source: Adapted from Chiu, Frick.10

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Current as of May 2007
Internet Citation: Figure 2-2: Mistake-Proofing the Design of Health Care Processes -. May 2007. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patient-safety-resources/resources/mistakeproof/mistakefig2-2.html