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Medical education has evolved to teach learners about improving patient safety. This commentary explores how relationships between patients, families, and physicians could help reduce diagnostic error and discusses the importance of providing education about clinical decision-making.
Improving Diagnosis in Health Care: An Implementation Workshop.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. July 17, 2017; National Academy of Sciences Building, Washington, DC.
Australasian Diagnostic Error in Medicine Conference 2017.
Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. May 24–25, 2017; Pullman Albert Park, Albert Park, VIC Australia.
The last person you'd expect to die in childbirth.
Martin N, Montagne R. ProPublica and National Public Radio. May 12, 2017.
Characteristics associated with requests by pathologists for second opinions on breast biopsies.
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Diagnostic Delay in the Emergency Department
Kyle Marshall, MD, and Hardeep Singh, MD, MPH
Extent of diagnostic agreement among medical referrals.
Van Such M, Lohr R, Beckman T, Naessens JM. J Eval Clin Pract. 2017 Apr 4; [Epub ahead of print].
Rates and characteristics of paid malpractice claims among US physicians by specialty, 1992–2014.
Schaffer AC, Jena AB, Seabury SA, Singh H, Chalasani V, Kachalia A. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177:710-718.
Overcoming diagnostic errors in medical practice.
Bordini BJ, Stephany A, Kliegman R. J Pediatr. 2017 Mar 20; [Epub ahead of print].
The War on Error: Common Diagnostic Errors.
Diagnosis as a team sport.
Armstrong Center for Diagnostic Excellence. March 1, 2017; 1:00–2:00 PM (Eastern).
The potential of collective intelligence in emergency medicine.
Kämmer JE, Hautz WE, Herzog SM, Kunina-Habenicht O, Kurvers RHJM. Med Decis Making. 2017 Mar 1; [Epub ahead of print].
The CARE approach to reducing diagnostic errors.
Rush JL, Helms SE, Mostow EN. Int J Dermatol. 2017 Feb 16; [Epub ahead of print].
Diagnostic error in the emergency department: follow up of patients with minor trauma in the outpatient clinic.
Moonen PJ, Mercelina L, Boer W, Fret T. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2017;25:13.
Early death after discharge from emergency departments: analysis of national US insurance claims data.
Obermeyer Z, Cohn B, Wilson M, Jena AB, Cutler DM. BMJ. 2017;356:j239.
How doctors think: common diagnostic errors in clinical judgment—lessons from an undiagnosed and rare disease program.
Kliegman RM, Bordini BJ, Basel D, Nocton JJ. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2017;64:1-15.
Diagnostic accuracy of GPs when using an early-intervention decision support system: a high-fidelity simulation.
Kostopoulou O, Porat T, Corrigan D, Mahmoud S, Delaney BC. Br J Gen Pract. 2017;67:e201-e208.
Finding diagnostic errors in children admitted to the PICU.
Davalos MC, Samuels K, Meyer AND, et al. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017;18:265-271.
Reevaluation of diagnosis in adults with physician-diagnosed asthma.
Aaron SD, Vandemheen KL, FitzGerald JM, et al; Canadian Respiratory Research Network. JAMA. 2017;317:269-279.
A boy's life is lost to sepsis. Thousands are saved in his wake.
Dwyer J. New York Times. April 13, 2017.
Delayed workup of rectal bleeding in adult primary care: examining process-of-care failures.
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Breast cancer screening in Denmark: a cohort study of tumor size and overdiagnosis.
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War games and diagnostic errors.
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Can computers help doctors reduce diagnostic errors?
Shryock T. Med Econ. December 5, 2016.
Five simple steps to avoid becoming a medical mystery.
Boodman SG. Washington Post. December 4, 2016.
Addressing ambulatory safety and malpractice: the Massachusetts PROMISES project.
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