Skip to main content
Study

Common patterns in 558 diagnostic radiology errors.

Donald JJ, Barnard SA. Common patterns in 558 diagnostic radiology errors. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2012;56(2):173-178. doi:10.1111/j.1754-9485.2012.02348.x.

Save
Print
May 23, 2012
Donald JJ, Barnard SA. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2012;56(2):173-178.

Analysis of radiological diagnostic errors identified over an 8-year period at a New Zealand hospital found that most errors were perceptual in nature—that is, radiologists failed to identify the abnormality—and a smaller proportion were due to incorrect interpretation of findings.

Save
Print
Cite
Citation

Donald JJ, Barnard SA. Common patterns in 558 diagnostic radiology errors. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2012;56(2):173-178. doi:10.1111/j.1754-9485.2012.02348.x.