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Understanding and confronting our mistakes: the epidemiology of error in radiology and strategies for error reduction.

Bruno MA, Walker EA, Abujudeh HH. Understanding and Confronting Our Mistakes: The Epidemiology of Error in Radiology and Strategies for Error Reduction. Radiographics. 2015;35(6):1668-1676. doi:10.1148/rg.2015150023

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November 11, 2015
Bruno MA, Walker EA, Abujudeh HH. Radiographics. 2015;35(6):1668-1676.

Misinterpretation of test results can have harmful consequences for patients. This commentary discusses interpretive and perceptual errors in radiology and explores why these failures occur. The authors recommend strategies to reduce errors in radiology, including cognitive debiasing and use of checklists.

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Bruno MA, Walker EA, Abujudeh HH. Understanding and Confronting Our Mistakes: The Epidemiology of Error in Radiology and Strategies for Error Reduction. Radiographics. 2015;35(6):1668-1676. doi:10.1148/rg.2015150023