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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.
Radiation risks of diagnostic imaging.
Sentinel Event Alert #47. August 24, 2011.
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.
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.
Quality initiatives: developing a radiology quality and safety program: a primer.
Johnson CD, Krecke KN, Roberts RM, Denham C. Radiographics. 2009;29:951-959.
A 60-year-old man with delayed care for a renal mass.
Schiff GD. JAMA. 2011;305:1890-1898.
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.
Flying Object Hits MRI.
Gosbee J, Gosbee LL. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. February 2003.
At VA hospital, a rogue cancer unit.
Bogdanich W. New York Times. June 20, 2009;National Desk:1.
Application of failure mode and effect analysis in a radiology department.
Thornton E, Brook OR, Mendiratta-Lala M, Hallett DT, Kruskal JB. Radiographics. 2011;31:281-293.
Body CT: technical advances for improving safety.
Marin D, Nelson RC, Rubin GD, Schindera ST. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011;197:33-41.
The hidden dangers of outsourcing radiology.
Eban K. Self Magazine. November 2011.
Patient safety event reporting in a large radiology department.
Schultz SR, Watson RE Jr, Prescott SL, et al. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011;197:684-688.
Spike in MR imaging accidents underscores need for regulation.
Radiological Society of North America. RSNA News; October 2010.
Preventing accidents and injuries in the MRI suite.
Sentinel Event Alert. February 14, 2008;(38):1-3.
Using information to optimize medical outcomes.
Duncan JR, Evens RG. JAMA. 2009;301:2383-2385.
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