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What do hub members think about use of the term "near miss" vs "close call" vs "good catch" to describe errors that are caught before the reach or harm the patient? If you have a favorite, can you say why? 

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Hi .... I'm planning to do a project on this where I work.  I was thinking this very thing the other day.

I think it depends what the 'thing' is that you prevented and who found it and how serious the implication mitigated was.

In my experience so far, many people do not know what they are ....... we have become 'immune' to the near miss, we work in a system full of them, we work around them or 'dodge them' as we go.

I'm very excited about my up coming project...watch this space

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