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Accuracy of radiographic readings in the emergency department.
Petinaux B, Bhat R, Boniface K, Aristizabal J. Am J Emerg Med. 2011;29:18-25.
Emergency department image interpretation accuracy: the influence of immediate reporting by radiology.
Snaith B, Hardy M. Int Emerg Nurs. 2014;22:63-68.
Shapiro MJ. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. February 2004.
The Dropped Lung.
Heffner JE. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2003.
Profiles in patient safety: misplaced femoral line guidewire and multiple failures to detect the foreign body on chest radiography.
Lum TE, Fairbanks RJ, Pennington EC, Zwemer FL. Acad Emerg Med. 2005;12:658-662.
Operational rounds: a practical administrative process to improve safety and clinical services in radiology.
Donnelly LF, Dickerson JM, Lehkamp TW, Gessner KE, Moskovitz J, Hutchinson S. J Am Coll Radiol. 2008;5:1142-1149.
Quality initiatives: developing a radiology quality and safety program: a primer.
Johnson CD, Krecke KN, Roberts RM, Denham C. Radiographics. 2009;29:951-959.
Image Gently, Step Lightly: promoting radiation safety in pediatric interventional radiology.
Sidhu M, Goske MJ, Connolly B, et al. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010;195:W299-W301.
Improving patient safety in radiology: concepts for a comprehensive patient safety program.
Donnelly LF, Dickerson JM, Goodfriend MA, Muething SE. Semin Ultrasound CT MRI. 2010;31:67-70.
Radiation risks of diagnostic imaging.
Sentinel Event Alert #47. August 24, 2011.
A 60-year-old man with delayed care for a renal mass.
Schiff GD. JAMA. 2011;305:1890-1898.
Radiation protection and dose monitoring in medical imaging: a journey from awareness, through accountability, ability and action … but where will we arrive?
Frush D, Denham CR, Goske MJ, et al. J Patient Saf. 2013;9:232-238.
To disclose or not to disclose radiologic errors: should "patient-first" supersede radiologist self-interest?
Berlin L. Radiology. 2013;268:4-7.
The technologist's role in patient safety and quality in medical imaging.
Watson L, Odle TG; ASRT Foundation's Health Care Industry Advisory Council Subcommittee on Safety and Quality in Medical Imaging. Radiol Technol. 2013;84:536-541.
Increasing rate of detection of wrong-patient radiographs: use of photographs obtained at time of radiography.
Tridandapani S, Ramamurthy S, Galgano SJ, Provenzale JM. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013;200:W345-W352.
Management-changing errors in the recall of radiologic results—a pilot study.
Brus-Ramer M, Yerubandi V, Newhouse JH. Clin Radiol. 2012;67:574-578.
Improving team performance during the preprocedure time-out in pediatric interventional radiology.
Gottumukkala R, Street M, Fitzpatrick M, Tatineny P, Duncan JR. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012;38:387-394.
Autopsy as a quality control measure for radiology, and vice versa.
Murken DR, Ding M, Branstetter BF IV, Nichols L. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012;199:394-401.
The effect of clinical history on accuracy of electrocardiograph interpretation among doctors working in emergency departments.
Cruz MF, Edwards J, Dinh DM, Barnes EH. Med J Aust. 2012;197:161-165.
Inappropriate use of pharmacy bulk packages of IV contrast media increases risk of infections.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. September 20, 2012;17:1,3-4.
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