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Diagnostic error in the critically ill: defining the problem and exploring next steps to advance intensive care unit safety.

Bergl PA, Nanchal RS, Singh H. Diagnostic Error in the Critically III: Defining the Problem and Exploring Next Steps to Advance Intensive Care Unit Safety. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018;15(8):903-907. doi:10.1513/AnnalsATS.201801-068PS.

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October 24, 2018
Bergl PA, Nanchal RS, Singh H. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018;15(8):903-907.

Elements of critical care can influence the reliability of diagnosis, teamwork, and care delivery. This commentary recommends areas for research to reduce diagnostic error in the intensive care unit. The authors highlight the need for intensivist involvement to define distinct roles and actions in their specialty for diagnostic improvement.

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Bergl PA, Nanchal RS, Singh H. Diagnostic Error in the Critically III: Defining the Problem and Exploring Next Steps to Advance Intensive Care Unit Safety. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018;15(8):903-907. doi:10.1513/AnnalsATS.201801-068PS.