Journal Article
Commentary

Overcoming diagnostic errors in medical practice.

Bordini BJ, Stephany A, Kliegman RM. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2017;185.

This commentary describes a program developed to evaluate patients with undiagnosed and rare diseases as a way to reduce diagnostic error. The authors explain heuristic and clinical reasoning shortcomings that can hinder diagnosis and how to manage them through improved information gathering and hypothesis testing.