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Spiegel A. Morning Edition. National Public Radio. February 11, 2013.
This radio interview discusses how inattentional blindness can occur in radiology and describes a test that exposes such risks.
Is pressure causing drug errors?
Meyer T. WKYC-TV. May 20, 2015.
Diagnostic errors with inserted tubes, lines and catheters in children.
Fuentealba I, Taylor GA. Pediatr Radiol. 2012;42:1305-1315.
The effect of clinical history on accuracy of electrocardiograph interpretation among doctors working in emergency departments.
Cruz MF, Edwards J, Dinh DM, Barnes EH. Med J Aust. 2012;197:161-165.
Management-changing errors in the recall of radiologic results—a pilot study.
Brus-Ramer M, Yerubandi V, Newhouse JH. Clin Radiol. 2012;67:574-578.
Frequent diagnostic errors in cardiac PET/CT due to misregistration of CT attenuation and emission PET images: a definitive analysis of causes, consequences, and corrections.
Gould KL, Pan T, Loghin C, Johnson NP, Guha A, Sdringola S. J Nucl Med. 2007;48:1112-1121.
Errors in the MRI evaluation of musculoskeletal tumors and tumorlike lesions.
Heck RK, O'Malley AM, Kellum EL, Donovan TB, Ellzey A, Witte DA. Clin Orthop Rel Res. 2007;459:28-33.
A medical detective story: why doctors make diagnostic errors.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. September 26, 2015.
Evaluation of near-miss wrong-patient events in radiology reports.
Sadigh G, Loehfelm T, Applegate KE, Tridandapani S. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015;205:337-343.
Concept analysis: wrong-site surgery.
Watson DS. AORN J. 2015;101:650-656.
FDA begins inquiry after death and illness from saline bags meant for training.
Tavernise S. New York Times. January 15, 2015.
Applying fault tree analysis to the prevention of wrong-site surgery.
Abecassis ZA, McElroy LM, Patel RM, Khorzad R, Carroll C IV, Mehrotra S. J Surg Res. 2015;193:88-94.
Blink or think: can further reflection improve initial diagnostic impressions?
Hess BJ, Lipner RS, Thompson V, Holmboe ES, Graber ML. Acad Med. 2015;90:112-118.
Overdiagnosis: how our compulsion for diagnosis may be harming children.
Coon ER, Quinonez RA, Moyer VA, Schroeder AR. Pediatrics. 2014;134:1013-1023.
Do telephone call interruptions have an impact on radiology resident diagnostic accuracy?
Balint BJ, Steenburg SD, Lin H, Shen C, Steele JL, Gunderman RB. Acad Radiol. 2014;21:1623-1628.
A model of disruptive surgeon behavior in the perioperative environment.
Cochran A, Elder WB. J Am Coll Surg. 2014;219:390-398.
Use of a novel, modified fishbone diagram to analyze diagnostic errors.
Reilly JB, Myers JS, Salvador D, Trowbridge RL. Diagnosis. 2014;1:167-171.
Clark C. HealthLeaders Media. April 11, 2014.
Why pediatricians fail to diagnose hypertension: a multicenter survey.
Bijlsma MW, Blufpand HN, Kaspers GJ, Bökenkamp A. J Pediatr. 2014;164:173-177.e7.
Enhance patient safety by identifying and minimizing risk exposures affecting nurse practitioner practice.
Leigh J, Flynn J. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2013;33:27-35.
The cost of disruptive and unprofessional behaviors in health care.
Rawson JV, Thompson N, Sostre G, Deitte L. Acad Radiol. 2013;20:1074-1076.
Are you a great diagnostician?
Yasgur BS. Medscape Business of Medicine. March 27, 2013.
Human cognition and the dynamics of failure to rescue: the Lewis Blackman case.
Acquaviva K, Haskell H, Johnson J. J Prof Nurs. 2013;29:95-101.
Skin-deep diagnosis: affective bias and zebra retreat complicating the diagnosis of systemic sclerosis.
Miller CS. Am J Med Sci. 2013;345:53-56.
Bringing diagnosis into the quality and safety equations.
Graber ML, Wachter RM, Cassel CK. JAMA. 2012;308:1211-1212.
The concept of error and malpractice in radiology.
Pinto A, Brunese L, Pinto F, Reali R, Daniele S, Romano L. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 2012;33:275-279.
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