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To redisplay an image on screen whether text or graphics. The concept is that the first time elements are displayed, they are "drawn," and if something is changed, they are "redrawn." Applications often have a Refresh command that redraws the screen. For example, in the Windows Explorer file manager, the Refresh command redraws the screen with the current directory (folder) structure. In some graphics programs, a Redraw or Refresh command redraws the elements on screen, because artifacts have been left over after numerous changes were made by the illustrator, which the program did not automatically "clean up."
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Redraws may contribute to a facility's "Significant Few" failures--unexpected failures that in turn add unexpected costs to short-term financials, as defined by Robert J.
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In the fall of 1993, our phlebotomists and central processing department noticed an increase in the number of specimens being rejected due to hemolysis and, consequently, requests for redraws. These observations seemed to coincide with an increase in complaints from physicians and nurses regarding delayed results.