The story of human error

Cover of: The story of human error | Joseph Jastrow

Published by D. Appleton-Century Company, incorporated in New York, London .

Written in English

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  • Errors, Scientific.,
  • Science -- History.

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Book details

Other titlesHuman error, The story of.
Statementedited by Joseph Jastrow.
LC ClassificationsAZ221 .J3
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 445 p.
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6344464M
LC Control Number36028526

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The Epilogue chapter takes a stab at explaining where we and the planet may be heading/5(). Human Errors is a nonfiction science book all about the mistakes of the human body and brain.

It's a book about anatomy, psychology, biological science, and evolutionary history. Lents goes into detail about not just what is wrong with us but the likely evolutionary path that led to it.

He explains the why, which is the best part about this book.4/5(). “In Human Errors, Nathan Lents explores our biological imperfections with style, wit, and life-affirming insight. You'll finish it with new appreciation for those human failings that, in so many surprising ways, helped shape our remarkable species.”Brand: HMH Books.

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The cost of those consequences to the individuals involved in medical error, both in the health care providers' concern and the patients' emotional and physical pain, the cost of care to alleviate the consequences of the error, and the cost to society in dollars and in lost personal contributions, mandates consideration of ways to reduce the.

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