Errors in Medicine During the Covid Crisis


In the current environment, the potential risk of medical errors is potentially much more likely. Prior to COVID-19, medical errors were considered a global priority, which prompted the WHO to hold the first “World Patient Safety Day” on September 17, 2019. The goal is to make healthcare safer, raise global awareness of patient safety, and encourage people to demonstrate their commitment (“representing patient safety”) [1-5]. Several interrelated factors have been identified that affect the quality and timely delivery of care in emergencies. These include organizational systems, workloads, time constraints, teamwork, individual human factors, and case complexity [6]. The remainder of this article provides an overview of specific individual human factors (HF) and working within hierarchies during an epidemic do.


What can you do? Simulation Training is a well-established training tool used in the military, aerospace and civilian sectors. It facilitates kinesthetic learning, but it is also a very effective way to learn from mistakes and mistakes in a safe environment. There is evidence that the simulator is effective in improving clinical skills as well as non-technical skills. The courses, including [7] HF training, are: NOTSS (Non-technical skill for surgeons). START (Acute Disease Recognition and Systematic Training in Surgical Treatment) Course. Training exercises in the military context reduce the risk of “invalidation”. Candidates for the 2015 LIVEX (Live Training in Exercise) pilot project have proved to be a good way to stay ready for operation [8]. This is especially true in the military medical environment where HOSPEX (hospital movement simulation) is deployed [9]. This can be reminiscent of certain threats such as the crisis of Ebola and many lessons at B. Op GRITROCK are related to COVID 19 [10].


The Royal Surgery Society makes online training materials available to members such as : START course including HF section. The Intensive Care Society has launched a dedicated pandemic website with the latest guidance/ resources. Through Podcast [11] and Webinar [12], you will have the opportunity to learn from the teachings of other countries. Social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have been successfully used in the last years.

For example, the 2010 Haiti earthquake provided disaster relief information between [13] agencies and the general public. It has been suggested that social media plays a more useful role in in tracking disease trends and outbreaks than traditional reporting methods. A 14-week analysis of social media use during the outbreak of Ebola at [14-16]. identified Ebola as a potential source of surveillance to improve public health detection, readiness, and emergency response. Paddy field (used in addition to the traditional monitoring approach) [17] March 29, 2020.

The Information Commissioner`s Office (ICO) in the United Kingdom has notified the government that anonymized mobile phone data may be used in the fight against the coronavirus. Similar steps are being taken in other countries to track the potential spread of the virus. [18] GMC and BMA provide guidance on the use of social media by healthcare professionals, and respect and confidentiality of patients and colleagues remains a top priority. [19,20] The author recently wrote article (in print) on the potential benefits and dangers of using social media in medicine. The optimization of the [21] team and the development of the can be summarized as follows. Ask someone else to guide you. Please take a break and eat. Please rehydrate well. If you think something is wrong, stop [22,23].


Overall structure-based approaches have been advocated, but top-notch actions still require proper RF integration. An important detail of a flight simulator is not only how the team interacts with the machine, but also how it interacts with everyone else. The desire of lower-level team members to gain authority by asking questions, expressing concerns, and exposing vulnerabilities without fear of retaliation or humiliation is to improve flight safety. Encouraged and taught. Therefore, the venture subculture of assertive loyalty is an important detail, primarily to enable a strong structure based on complete scientific training, and is no longer just a decoration of proficiency, but a scientific error. To reduce. However, for a venture subculture to be strong, the entire organization must adopt and inspire it. Authoritative people actively destroy the hierarchy by advocating and adopting such obvious practices. There was a great deal of lesson from the scientific response to military aid to civilian authorities (MACA) revealed in the 2017 terrorist attacks. A clear desire for command and control (C2) emerged, and senior decision makers worked in groups benefiting from the spirit of mutual support [24]. While there is demand for this C2 technology, science groups must look for a flattened hierarchy. This should be included in all crew briefings so that young crew members can express their opinions without fear of retaliation.

The details of the C2 are especially important, narrowing the range of different crew members while the unmarried contact factor (SPOC) is established. A typical scenario report (SITREP) is provided to ensure that each crew member is knowledgeable and able to set prices. At some point in this upload update [24]. At this point, transparency and open discussion opportunities are needed to ensure absolute consistency between service providers and insurers [25,26]. Frontline care arena with a special perspective on how well a structure is prepared or managed compared to machine managers and politicians. Therefore, both perspectives need to be weighed so that the choice is completely realistic from the beginning. When in doubt, healthcare professionals in many countries have negative consequences, which actually results in a large number of warnings from a random perspective. A distant feeling.


There are numerous elements which can be beneathneath our control: self-care (hydration, consuming everyday healthful meals, exercise), staying in contact with cherished ones, and, sleep [27-30]. The Military rent a pal-pal machine to make sure that self-care is maintained and accurate software of private defensive equipment [31]. This turned into one of the classes learnt from Operation GRITROCK that ensured if a person turned into worn-out or beneathneath the affect of different HF Performance Influencing Factors, a secure surroundings turned into maintained. The palpal machine turned into now no longer simply to reveal discrete duties however additionally to permit every clinician to hold an amazing fashionable of self-care and spotlight capability mistakes and permit mitigation. The debrief consultation is an awesome possibility to realise or cope with the mental or emotional desires of the scientific crew, and, in handling terrorism or pandemics, this burden may be pretty significant [24] This will increase substantially if there may be an expectant demise class delivered to triage, mainly while offerings are overwhelmed, as visible withinside the current COVID-19 reaction in Italy [32].


It is in particular important, throughout those fairly demanding times, that each one scientific specialists are privy to the significance of the way they deal with their crew. For high-functioning groups to paintings efficiently individuals want to experience secure to talk up. Team individuals record that they recognise while the surroundings is proper for `mental safety`: while the crew looks like a family. To allow this, leaders should continuously self-reveal and ask for open feedback. Are they empowering others, encouraging questions or, simply as importantly, apologising for any overbearing behaviour? Leaders should additionally undertaking colleagues whom they experience aren’t adopting suitable behaviours and teach a extra suitable reaction.


The current situation has created challenges for the workforce in terms of adapting to new ways of working, relocating clinically, and managing our own health and the health of our loved ones. Many front-line colleagues are separated from their families for fears of spreading the virus. All official evaluations, such as the MRCS and FRCS exams, have been discontinued. There is also intense exposure to politics and politicians every day. For example, there is a certain degree of skepticism and distrust about resolving the situation, given previous responses to contracts with junior doctors. COVID19 is affecting all us, our extended families and all those we serve. We must continue to adapt to these new ways of working: within our levels of competency, to deliver safe patient care, and, to minimise the potential for error.


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Received Date: February 16, 2022
Published: March 09, 2022

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Evangelia Michail Michailidou, Intensive Medicine Department, Hippokration General Hospital, Greece


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Evangelia Michail Michailidou1,2,3,4*

1Intensive Medicine Department, Hippokration General Hospital, Greece
2International Medicine-Health Crisis Management, Greece
3Member of Health Response team to Crisis Situations of G.H.T.Hippokration
4Medical doctor volunteer (pain management) at Doctors of the World Greece