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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)(2):173-178. doi:10.1111/j.1754-9485.2012.02348.x.

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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.

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