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Diagnostic errors in paediatric cardiac intensive care.

Bhat PN, Costello JM, Aiyagari R, et al. Diagnostic errors in paediatric cardiac intensive care. Cardiol Young. 2018;28(5):675-682. doi:10.1017/S1047951117002906

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February 21, 2018
Bhat PN, Costello JM, Aiyagari R, et al. Cardiol Young. 2018;28(5):675-682.

Researchers surveyed pediatric cardiac intensive care unit providers across three tertiary cardiac centers in the United States. More than 80% of respondents perceived diagnostic errors to be common and 65% reported errors causing permanent harm to patients. Improving feedback and teamwork were frequently suggested as strategies for reducing diagnostic error.

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Bhat PN, Costello JM, Aiyagari R, et al. Diagnostic errors in paediatric cardiac intensive care. Cardiol Young. 2018;28(5):675-682. doi:10.1017/S1047951117002906