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Diagnostic errors in the neonatal intensive care unit: state of the science and new directions.

Shafer G, Singh H, Suresh G. Diagnostic errors in the neonatal intensive care unit: State of the science and new directions. Semin Perinatol. 2019;43(8):151175. doi:10.1053/j.semperi.2019.08.004.

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October 23, 2019
Shafer G, Singh H, Suresh G. Semin Perinatol. 2019;43(8):151175.

This article reviews diagnostic errors occurring in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), error causes and contributing factors, and prevention strategies. NICU diagnostic errors are relatively understudied but may have long-term consequences for health and development of infants.

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Shafer G, Singh H, Suresh G. Diagnostic errors in the neonatal intensive care unit: State of the science and new directions. Semin Perinatol. 2019;43(8):151175. doi:10.1053/j.semperi.2019.08.004.