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Performing an inadvertent procedure.

Gupta A, Jain S, Croft C. Performing an Inadvertent Procedure. JAMA. 2019;321(5):504-505. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.21438.

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January 30, 2019
Gupta A, Jain S, Croft C. JAMA. 2019;321(5):504-505.

The authors present a case in which an unnecessary procedure was incorrectly performed on a patient who had opted to pursue hospice care. They highlight factors contributing to the error including those related to use of the electronic health record.

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Gupta A, Jain S, Croft C. Performing an Inadvertent Procedure. JAMA. 2019;321(5):504-505. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.21438.