Skip to main content
Study

Accuracy of the Safer Dx Instrument to identify diagnostic errors in primary care.

Al-Mutairi A, Meyer AND, Thomas EJ, et al. Accuracy of the Safer Dx Instrument to Identify Diagnostic Errors in Primary Care. J Gen Intern Care. 2016;31(6)(6):602-608. doi:10.1007/s11606-016-3601-x.

Save

Print

March 9, 2016
Al-Mutairi A, Meyer AND, Thomas EJ, et al. J Gen Intern Care. 2016;31(6):602-608.

Diagnostic errors are difficult to detect from medical records. This study describes a structured tool that assists in physician review of medical records in order to determine if a diagnostic error was present. Compared to the researchers' prior open chart review method, this tool provided adequate accuracy to help identify diagnostic errors.

Save

Print

Cite
Citation

Al-Mutairi A, Meyer AND, Thomas EJ, et al. Accuracy of the Safer Dx Instrument to Identify Diagnostic Errors in Primary Care. J Gen Intern Care. 2016;31(6)(6):602-608. doi:10.1007/s11606-016-3601-x.