active error


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active error

A mistake that immediately injures a patient. Active errors result directly from the actions of health care professionals. See: latent error
See also: error
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The root-mean-square deviation of the error of the active error estimation method remains the same as that of aerostatic bearing modules, i.
Latent error has been characterized as more problematic, since its existence is then connected to the production of active error.
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