Journal Article

A method to identify pediatric high-risk diagnoses missed in the emergency department.

Sundberg M, Perron CO, Kimia A, et al. Diagnosis (Berlin, Germany). 2018;5:63-69.

In the Improving Diagnosis report, the National Academy of Medicine called for broad-scale efforts to reduce diagnostic errors. This retrospective cohort study employed natural language processing to identify dangerous diagnoses that pediatric emergency medicine physicians missed. A past WebM&M commentary laid out challenges in classifying diagnostic errors.