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Adams JG. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. June 2003.
Preventable morbidity at a mature trauma center.
Teixeira PGR, Inaba K, Salim A, et al. Arch Surg. 2009;144:536-541.
Diagnostic errors and temporal stability in bipolar disorder.
López J, Baca E, Botillo C, et al. Actas Esp Psiquiatr. 2008;36:205-209.
Calland JF. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. January 2004.
Characteristics of patients misdiagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and their medication use: an analysis of the NACC-UDS database.
Gaugler JE, Ascher-Svanum H, Roth DL, Fafowora T, Siderowf A, Beach TG. BMC Geriatr. 2013;13:137.
Comparison of the clinical diagnosis and subsequent autopsy findings in medical malpractice.
Pakis I, Polat O, Yayci N, Karapirli M. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2010;31:218-221.
Quality of clinical aspects of call handling at Dutch out of hours centres: cross sectional national study.
Derkx HP, Rethans JE, Muijtjens AM, et al. BMJ. 2008;337:a1264.
Missed opportunities to initiate endoscopic evaluation for colorectal cancer diagnosis.
Singh H, Daci K, Petersen LA, et al. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009;104:2543-2554.
The impact of clinically undiagnosed injuries on survival estimates.
Gedeborg R, Thiblin I, Byberg L, Wernroth L, Michaëlsson K. Crit Care Med. 2009;37:449-455.
Readmission after delayed diagnosis of surgical site infection: a focus on prevention using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.
Gibson A, Tevis S, Kennedy G. Am J Surg. 2014;207:832-839.
Patient safety in out-of-hours primary care: a review of patient records.
Smits M, Huibers L, Kerssemeijer B, de Feijter E, Wensing M, Giesen P. BMC Health Serv Res. 2010;10:335.
Missed diagnosis of stroke in the emergency department: a cross-sectional analysis of a large population-based sample.
Newman-Toker DE, Moy E, Valente E, Coffey R, Hines AL. Diagnosis.
Confirmation bias: why psychiatrists stick to wrong preliminary diagnoses.
Mendel R, Traut-Mattausch E, Jonas E, et al. Psychol Med. 2011;41:2651-2659.
Missed and delayed diagnoses in the ambulatory setting: a study of closed malpractice claims.
Gandhi TK, Kachalia A, Thomas EJ, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2006;145:488-496.
Hiding in Plain Sight
Weinberg JM. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. August 2009.
Shojania KG. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. March 2004.
Miscoding, misclassification and misdiagnosis of diabetes in primary care.
de Lusignan S, Sadek N, Mulnier H, Tahir A, Russell-Jones D, Khunti K. Diabet Med. 2012;29:181-189.
Cognitive balanced model: a conceptual scheme of diagnostic decision making.
Lucchiari C, Pravettoni G. J Eval Clin Pract. 2012;18:82-88.
Characteristics and predictors of missed opportunities in lung cancer diagnosis: an electronic health record-based study.
Singh H, Hirani K, Kadiyala H, et al. J Clin Oncol. 2010;28:3307-3315.
Delay in Initiating Antibiotics Leads to Fatal Error.
Bellini LM. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. February 2004.
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