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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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Schiff G, Hasan O, Kim S, et al. Arch Intern Med. 2009;169:1881-1887.
… Intern. Med. … Arch Intern Med … Diagnostic errors are a known cause of preventable adverse events, and while safety … link below] by a leader in the patient safety field, Dr. Robert Wachter, discusses the importance of this study's … anniversary of the landmark IOM report . A past AHRQ WebM&M commentary and perspective also discussed diagnostic errors. …
Werner RM, McNutt RA. JAMA. 2009;301.
… JAMA … The Leapfrog Group has been a major driver of patient safety efforts—more than 1000 … of the National Quality Forum's (NQF)  Safe Practices . A prior study found that hospitals that had implemented at … follow safety recommendations, as the survey only measures a hospital's self-reported implementation of safety practices. …
WebM&M Case May 1, 2005
… inherent in assigning the label of “missed diagnosis” to a clinical scenario … The Commentary … In medicine, there is … we evaluated cases from the archives of AHRQ WebM&M to determine whether we come to the same conclusion as the … a useful classification scheme for diagnostic mistakes. … Robert McNutt, MD … Professor and Associate Chair, Department …