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Kinn's Chapter 16

adverse event an injury caused by medical management rather than underlying condition of the patient
authenticated proved; with regard to medical records it applies to a signature initials or computer keystroke by the maker of the record to verify that the record is correct
benchmarks items or factors that serve as standards against which other items or factors can be measured or judged
circumvent to manage to get around especially by ingenuity or strategy
contraindications factors such as symptoms or conditions that make a particular treatment or procedure inadvisable
disparities fundamentally different and often incongruous elements; elements that are markedly distinct in quality or character
encrypted encoded; converted from one system of communication to another
erroneous containing or characterized by error or assumption
gradients changes in response with distance from a stimulus
near miss a situation in which an error is caught or corrected before it affects the patient
nosocomial originating or taking place in a hospital
potentially compensable event (CPE) an adverse occurrence usually involving a patient that could result in a financial obligation for a business or organization
quality assurance (QA) activities designed to increase the quality of a product or service through processor system changes that increase efficiency or effectiveness
sentinel events unexpected occurrences involving death or serious physical or psychological injury, or the risk thereof
standards models or examples established by authority custom or general consent; something set up or established by authority as a rule for the measure of quality weight extent value or quality
transposed altered in sequence; interchanged
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