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Fundamentals In Patient Safety And Care: A Case Study

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Running head: Error disclosure and apology

Fundamentals in Patient Safety and Care
Instructor: Heba Ahmad
Student Name: Rajanjit Kaur (C0681077)
LHC 1023: Fundamentals in Patient Safety for Health Professionals
Lambton College, Toronto
July 4,2016

Introduction
Galt and Paschal, (2011) explains that Medical error is a condition when the use of a wrong plan to fulfill an aim. It may be a system error, individual errors or sentinel event. If patients experience harm, whether from the progression of their medical condition or from events related to their health care delivery, it may be major or minor but patient and family members have the right to need to know and also practitioner responsibility to confront their mistake with other team members and the family of the patient.
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