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The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.

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Meyer AND, Giardina TD, Khanna A, et al. Int J Health Care Qual. 2019;31:g107-g112.
This interview study examined how pediatric clinicians communicate diagnostic uncertainty to parents. Researchers found that the clinicians adjusted their explanations based on patient factors like health literacy and on the strength of the clinician–family relationship. The authors conclude that the variability in communicating diagnostic uncertainty signals a need to develop and test best practices.