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Diagnostic error in a national incident reporting system in the UK.

Sevdalis N, Jacklin R, Arora S, et al. Diagnostic error in a national incident reporting system in the UK. J Eval Clin Pract. 2010;16(6):1276-81. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2753.2009.01328.x.

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September 8, 2010
Sevdalis N, Jacklin R, Arora S, et al. J Eval Clin Pract. 2010;16:1276-81.

This study found a 0.5% diagnostic error rate among events filed as incident reports, with the greatest harm associated with events occurring in the emergency department.

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Sevdalis N, Jacklin R, Arora S, et al. Diagnostic error in a national incident reporting system in the UK. J Eval Clin Pract. 2010;16(6):1276-81. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2753.2009.01328.x.