Journal Article
Study

Clinical dental faculty members' perceptions of diagnostic errors and how to avoid them.

Nikdel C; Nikdel K; Ibarra-Noriega A; Kalenderian E; Walji MF.

This interview study examined 10 dental faculty members' perceptions of diagnostic error. Varying definitions of diagnostic errors and a range of prevention strategies emerged, including taking more time for diagnosis and enhancing communication among dental providers.