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

Ely JW, Graber MA. Checklists to prevent diagnostic errors: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Diagnosis (Berl). 2015;2(3):163-169. doi:10.1515/dx-2015-0008.

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July 8, 2015
Ely JW, Graber MA. Diagnosis (Berl). 2015;2(3):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.

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Ely JW, Graber MA. Checklists to prevent diagnostic errors: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Diagnosis (Berl). 2015;2(3):163-169. doi:10.1515/dx-2015-0008.