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Defining excellence: next steps for practicing clinicians seeking to prevent diagnostic error.

Foster PN, Klein JR. Defining excellence: next steps for practicing clinicians seeking to prevent diagnostic error. J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2016;6(4):31994. doi:10.3402/jchimp.v6.31994.

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October 5, 2016
Foster PN, Klein JR. J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2016;6(4):31994.

Diagnostic failures can affect the lives of clinicians and patients. Discussing the impact of diagnostic error on practicing physicians, this commentary employs case analysis to explore how physicians can evaluate and address mistakes in their diagnostic process to improve its reliability.

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Foster PN, Klein JR. Defining excellence: next steps for practicing clinicians seeking to prevent diagnostic error. J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect. 2016;6(4):31994. doi:10.3402/jchimp.v6.31994.