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Peer review of medical practices: missed opportunities to learn.

Kadar N. Peer review of medical practices: missed opportunities to learn. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014;211(6):596-601. doi:10.1016/j.ajog.2014.08.018.

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January 28, 2015
Kadar N. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014;211(6):596-601.

Peer review can provide clinicians with the opportunity to learn from failure. However, insufficient understanding of medical error, process complexity, and a penchant for blame can limit its effectiveness. This commentary suggests that standards for peer assessment specific to error must be developed to achieve learning from mistakes.

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Kadar N. Peer review of medical practices: missed opportunities to learn. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014;211(6):596-601. doi:10.1016/j.ajog.2014.08.018.