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Error disclosure in pathology and laboratory medicine: a review of the literature.

Perkins IU. AMA J Ethics. 2016;18:809-816.

August 31, 2016
Perkins IU. AMA J Ethics. 2016;18(8):809-16.

Disclosure of errors to patients and families contributes to transparency in health care. This review explores barriers to disclosing diagnostic errors to patients in pathology and laboratory medicine and makes recommendations to address these challenges.