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A popular term for a serious medical error that does not result in harm to the patient

close call

Medtalk A popular term for a serious medical error that does not result in harm to the Pt. See Medical error.
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Among the concerns of the developers was to ensure that Close Call didn't usurp any Air Force Instruction-driven safety programs or become a means to seek revenge on a fellow service member by filing a false report.
Tasker's Close Call base product is manufactured in Conroe, Texas.
The 2007 NFL season marks the first time referees in any sport are using HD format video systems to review close calls.
Some nine minutes later Town levelled after having survived a string of close calls.
Any pre-teen will love this story of close calls, friendships and nasty adults.
Accidents and close calls on Main Street and the recent tragic death of a pedestrian have brought attention to a serious safety issue in Great Barrington.
He not only teaches boxing to a young friend, but also handily punches his way out of several close calls.
27 /PRNewswire/ -- CMT will tell the true stories of some of the most extraordinary events in country music in a revealing one- hour special COUNTRY'S MOST SHOCKING: DEATHS, CLOSE CALLS & NEAR MISSES 2.
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From the close calls to rollovers, burnouts to the beauties, this collection takes viewers on the ride of a lifetime.
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What works better - and only a master of incremental self-revelation such as Fiennes could pull this off in the middle of all the crowds, close calls and continent-hopping - is how Justin's appreciation of his hard-to-handle wife grows, after her death, so passionately beyond what it was in life.