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System-related and cognitive errors in laboratory medicine.

Plebani M. System-related and cognitive errors in laboratory medicine. Diagnosis (Berl). 2018;5(4):191-196. doi:10.1515/dx-2018-0085.

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January 9, 2019
Plebani M. Diagnosis (Berl). 2018;5(4):191-196.

Problems managing laboratory tests can contribute to diagnostic error. This commentary discusses several approaches to decrease system and cognitive errors in clinical laboratories. The author recommends improving collaboration among laboratory staff, pathologists, radiologists, and frontline physicians to enhance the laboratory testing process and reduce diagnostic error.

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Plebani M. System-related and cognitive errors in laboratory medicine. Diagnosis (Berl). 2018;5(4):191-196. doi:10.1515/dx-2018-0085.