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Figure 6-21-26

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Figure 6.21. Clipboards provide an effective audit trail, but do not indicate how to proceed

Photograph of clipboard filled with paper.

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Figure 6.22. Medical charting software enables the display of years of patient data

Illustration of computer display. Medical charting software enables the display of years of patient data.

Source: © 1994, Seth Powsner and Graphics Press. Used with permission.

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Figure 6.23. Before—one way to document a machine's performance

Photograph of stacks of paper.

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Figure 6.24. After—most of the critical information was captured in one page

Photograph of one sheet of paper

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Figure 6.25. A one-page graph accurately depicted trends

Photograph of one-page graph.

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Figure 6.26. Information was hard to find in a graph that was three cubicles long

Photograph of a long graph laid out in a walk way between cubicles.

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Current as of May 2007
Internet Citation: Figure 6-21-26: 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/mistakefig6-21-26.html