Journal Article

What interventions could reduce diagnostic error in emergency departments? A review of evidence, practice and consumer perspectives.

Wright B, Faulkner N, Bragge P, et al. Diagnosis (Berlin, Germany). 2019;6:325-334.

The hectic pace of emergency care detracts from reliability. This review examined the literature on evidence, practice, and patient perspectives regarding diagnostic error in the emergency room. A WebM&M commentary discussed an incident involving a diagnostic delay in the emergency department.