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Radiologists make more errors interpreting off-hours body CT studies during overnight assignments as compared with daytime assignments.

Patel AG, Pizzitola VJ, Johnson CD, Zhang N, Patel MD. Radiologists Make More Errors Interpreting Off-Hours Body CT Studies during Overnight Assignments as Compared with Daytime Assignments [published correction appears in Radiology. 2020 Nov;297(2):E281]. Radiology. 2020;297(2):374-379. doi:10.1148/radiol.2020201558

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September 9, 2020
Patel AG, Pizzitola VJ, Johnson CD, et al. Radiology. 2020;297(2):374-379.

The authors analyzed CT interpretation errors committed by radiology fellows working off-hours over a four-year period and found that interpretation errors occurred more frequently at night and in the latter half of night assignments.  

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Patel AG, Pizzitola VJ, Johnson CD, Zhang N, Patel MD. Radiologists Make More Errors Interpreting Off-Hours Body CT Studies during Overnight Assignments as Compared with Daytime Assignments [published correction appears in Radiology. 2020 Nov;297(2):E281]. Radiology. 2020;297(2):374-379. doi:10.1148/radiol.2020201558

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