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Advancing diagnostic safety research: results of a systematic research priority setting exercise.

Zwaan L, El-Kareh R, Meyer AND, et al. Advancing diagnostic safety research: results of a systematic research priority setting exercise. J Gen Intern Med. Epub 2021 Feb 11. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06428-3

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February 24, 2021
Zwaan L, El-Kareh R, Meyer AND, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2021;36(10):2943-2951.

Reducing harm related to diagnostic error remains a major focus within patient safety. Based on input from an international group of experts and stakeholders, the authors identified priority questions to advance diagnostic safety research. High-priority areas include strengthening teamwork factors (such as the role of nurses in diagnosis), addressing system factors, and strategies for engaging patients in the diagnostic process.

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Zwaan L, El-Kareh R, Meyer AND, et al. Advancing diagnostic safety research: results of a systematic research priority setting exercise. J Gen Intern Med. Epub 2021 Feb 11. doi: 10.1007/s11606-020-06428-3