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MedU and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine.
Diagnostic error has become an explicit focus of improvement and educational efforts in health care. This online program provides an information about diagnostic error and reviews cognitive and system issues that can contribute to mistakes.
Diagnostic Error in Medicine 10th International Conference.
Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. October 8–10, 2017; Boston Marriott Newton, Newton MA.
Improving Diagnostic Quality and Safety Final Report.
Washington, DC: National Quality Forum. September 19, 2017.
Diagnostic reasoning: an endangered competency in internal medicine training.
Simpkin AL, Vyas JM, Armstrong KA. Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:507-508.
The impact of electronic health records on diagnosis.
Graber ML, Byrne C, Johnston D. Diagnosis. 2017 Sep 8; [Epub ahead of print].
Using risk stratification to reduce medical errors in cervical cancer prevention.
Perkins RB, Cain JM, Feldman S. JAMA Intern Med. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177:1411-1412.
Recognition and prevention of nosocomial malnutrition: a review and a call to action!
Kirkland LL, Shaughnessy E. Am J Med. 2017 Aug 31; [Epub ahead of print].
Diagnostic errors and diagnostic calibration.
Cifu AS. JAMA. 2017;318:905-906.
A piece of my mind. Trials and tribulations.
Brown JL. JAMA. 2017;318:612-613.
Malpractice claims related to diagnostic errors in the hospital.
Gupta A, Snyder A, Kachalia A, Flanders S, Saint S, Chopra V. BMJ Qual Saf. 2017 Aug 9; [Epub ahead of print].
Managing diagnostic uncertainty in primary care: a systematic critical review.
Alam R, Cheraghi-Sohi S, Panagioti M, Esmail A, Campbell S, Panagopoulou E. BMC Fam Pract. 2017;18:79.
Errors in diagnosis of spinal epidural abscesses in the era of electronic health records.
Bhise V, Meyer AND, Singh H, et al. Am J Med. 2017;130:975-981.
Diagnostic stewardship—leveraging the laboratory to improve antimicrobial use.
Morgan DJ, Malani P, Diekema DJ. JAMA. 2017;318:607-608.
Sharing the process of diagnostic decision making.
Brush JE Jr, Brophy JM. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177:1245-1246.
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.
In treating sepsis, questions about timing and mandates.
Abbasi J. JAMA. 2017;318:506-508.
Critical Issues in Food Allergy: A National Academies Consensus Report.
Sicherer SH, Allen K, Lack G, Taylor SL, Donovan SM, Oria M. Pediatrics. 2017;140:e20170194
The impact of a diagnostic decision support system on the consultation: perceptions of GPs and patients.
Porat T, Delaney B, Kostopoulou O. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2017;17:79.
Diagnosis: Interpreting the Shadows.
Croskerry P, Cosby K, Graber ML, Singh H. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 2017. ISBN: 9781409432333.
Challenges and opportunities from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) research summit on improving diagnosis: a proceedings review.
Henriksen K, Dymek C, Harrison MI, Brady JP, Arnold SB. Diagnosis. 2017;4:57–66.
The last person you'd expect to die in childbirth.
Martin N, Montagne R. ProPublica and National Public Radio. May 12, 2017.
Comorbid conditions delay diagnosis of colorectal cancer: a cohort study using electronic primary care records.
Mounce LTA, Price S, Valderas JM, Hamilton W. Br J Cancer. 2017;116:1536-1543.
Farewell to a cancer that never was.
Lyon J. JAMA. 2017;317:1824-1825.
Characteristics associated with requests by pathologists for second opinions on breast biopsies.
Geller BM, Nelson HD, Weaver DL, et al. J Clin Pathol. 2017 May 2; [Epub ahead of print].
An innovative collaborative model of care for undiagnosed complex medical conditions.
Nageswaran S, Donoghue N, Mitchell A, Givner LB. Pediatrics. 2017;139:e20163373.
PSNET: Patient Safety Network
PSNet is produced for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality by a team of editors at the University of California, San Francisco with guidance from a prominent Technical Expert/Advisory Panel. The AHRQ PSNet site was designed and implemented by Silverchair.
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