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Diagnostic errors and diagnostic calibration.

Cifu AS. Diagnostic Errors and Diagnostic Calibration. JAMA. 2017;318(10):905-906. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11030.

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September 6, 2017
Cifu AS. JAMA. 2017;318(10):905-906.

Diagnostic error has gained recognition as a contributor to patient harm. This commentary explores physician diagnostic calibration—the relationship between individual confidence in diagnostic decision making and diagnostic accuracy—including factors that influence it.

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Cifu AS. Diagnostic Errors and Diagnostic Calibration. JAMA. 2017;318(10):905-906. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.11030.