Journal Article

Checklists to prevent diagnostic errors: a pilot randomized controlled trial.

Ely JW, Graber MA. Diagnosis (Berlin, Germany). 2015;2:163-169.

In this randomized trial study, a diagnostic checklist for common symptoms in emergency department or urgent care clinic visits did not significantly reduce diagnostic errors compared to usual care, though a larger sample across more conditions may shed further light on the effectiveness of checklists in diagnosis.