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Agnvall E. AARP. November 16, 2012.
This article discusses five conditions often associated with diagnostic errors in intensive care units and provides tips for patients and families to help prevent them.
Difficulty identifying Alzheimer's makes misdiagnosis easy.
Ackerman T. Houston Chronicle. November 23, 2012.
Hospital discharge: it's one of the most dangerous periods for patients.
Rau J. Washington Post. April 29, 2016.
ER doctor discusses role in Ebola patient's initial misdiagnosis.
Dunklin R, Thompson S. Dallas Morning News. December 6, 2014.
Dallas Ebola case shows even sound plans can fail spectacularly.
Loftis RL. Dallas Morning News. October 5, 2014.
Mother says ER misdiagnosis leads to son's death.
Burcham K. WSOC-TV. November 22, 2013.
Prescription for danger: medication errors inside nursing homes lead to hospitalization, death.
Jones R. WXYZ. November 13, 2013.
Misdiagnosis is more common than drug errors or wrong-site surgery.
Boodman SG. Washington Post. May 6, 2013.
Dennis Quaid's Quest.
Grant M. AARP The Magazine. September/October 2010;53:48-51,90-91.
The next wave of hospital innovation to make patients safer.
Ghaferi AA, Myers C, Sutcliffe KM, Pronovost PJ. Harv Bus Rev. July/August 2016;94.
Pathologists, patients and diagnostic errors—part 1 and part 2.
Miller N. The Pathologist. June 2016(20):18-29; July 2016(21):18-33.
Rating hospitals by the stars: the feds' latest plan to measure quality is the most controversial.
Rau J. Washington Post. May 17, 2016.
Clues to better health care from old malpractice lawsuits.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. May 9, 2016.
California hospitals make hundreds of errors every year, public is unaware.
Stock S, Putnam J, Carroll J, Pham S. NBC Bay Area. November 19, 2014.
Is surgery safer at a teaching hospital?
Webster H. US News & World Report. October 27, 2014.
To reduce patient falls, hospitals try alarms, more nurses.
Ryan J. All Things Considered. National Public Radio. October 16, 2013.
Ebola case raises concern about everyday hospital safety.
Rodricks D. Baltimore Sun. October 14, 2014.
Some cancer experts see 'overdiagnosis,' question emphasis on early detection.
Beck M. Wall Street Journal. September 14, 2014.
At surgery clinic, rush to save Joan Rivers's life.
Hartocollis A, Goodman JD. New York Times. September 9, 2014.
Feds reverse course, will release hospital mistake data.
O'Donnell J. USA Today. September 7, 2014.
Surgical error at Tufts prompts widespread changes.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. August 31, 2014.
Nursing homes cited 1,000 times for medication errors.
Pierrotti A. USA Today. August 18, 2014.
Rethinking hospital restraints.
Parikh R. The Atlantic. August 18, 2014.
Hospitals make progress on the path to safety.
Hobson K. US News World Report. August 13, 2014.
Feds stop public disclosure of many serious hospital errors.
O'Donnell J. USA Today. August 6, 2014.
Maryland hospitals aren't reporting all errors and complications, experts say.
Cohn M. Baltimore Sun. July 26, 2014.
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