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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.
Unrecognized cardiovascular emergencies among Medicare patients.
Waxman DA, Kanzaria HK, Schriger DL. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Feb 26; [Epub ahead of print].
Diagnostic errors in paediatric cardiac intensive care.
Bhat PN, Costello JM, Aiyagari R, et al. Cardiol Young. 2018 Feb 7; [Epub ahead of print].
Transgender patients and diagnostic safety: back to basics.
Carr S. ImproveDx. February 2018;5:1-4.
Tracking progress in improving diagnosis: a framework for defining undesirable diagnostic events.
Olson APJ, Graber ML, Singh H. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Jan 29; [Epub ahead of print].
Improving Your Office Testing Process: A Step by Step Guide for Rapid-Cycle Patient Safety and Quality Improvement.
Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; January 2018.
Implementation of diagnostic pauses in the ambulatory setting.
Huang GC, Kriegel G, Wheaton C, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Jan 6; [Epub ahead of print].
Symptom–Disease Pair Analysis of Diagnostic Error (SPADE): a conceptual framework and methodological approach for unearthing misdiagnosis-related harms using big data.
Liberman AL, Newman-Toker DE. BMJ Qual Saf. 2018 Jan 22; [Epub ahead of print].
Diagnostic assessment of deep learning algorithms for detection of lymph node metastases in women with breast cancer.
Ehteshami Bejnordi B, Veta M, Johannes van Diest P, et al; CAMELYON16 Consortium. JAMA. 2017;318:2199-2210.
Blind obedience and an unnecessary workup for hypoglycemia: a teachable moment.
Wang EY, Patrick L, Connor DM. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Nov 27; [Epub ahead of print].
Diagnostic accuracy of pediatric teledermatology using parent-submitted photographs: a randomized clinical trial.
O'Connor DM, Jew OS, Perman MJ, Castelo-Soccio LA, Winston FK, McMahon PJ. JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153:1243-1248.
Diagnostic errors by medical students: results of a prospective qualitative study.
Braun LT, Zwaan L, Kiesewetter J, Fischer MR, Schmidmaier R. BMC Med Educ. 2017;17:191.
Diagnosing crime and diagnosing disease—part 1 and part 2.
Satya-Murti S, Lockhart JJ. J Forensic Sci. 2017;62:1534-1541; 2018 Jan 16; [Epub ahead of print].
Patient centred diagnosis: sharing diagnostic decisions with patients in clinical practice.
Berger ZD, Brito JP, Ospina NS, et al. BMJ. 2017;359:j4218.
Primary care providers' perspectives on errors of omission.
Poghosyan L, Norful AA, Fleck E, Bruzzese JM, Talsma A, Nannini A. J Am Board Fam Med. 2017;30:733-742.
Medical misdiagnosis: more common than you think.
Kast S. "On the Record." WYPR. October 31, 2017.
Inpatient notes: diagnostic excellence starts with an incessant watch.
Dhaliwal G. Ann Intern Med. 2017;167:HO2-HO3.
Assessment of Reasoning Tool.
Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine.
Clearing the Error: Using Public Deliberation to Define Patient Roles as Partners in the Diagnostic Process.
St. Paul, MN: Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, and Jefferson Center; 2017.
Using fault trees to advance understanding of diagnostic errors.
Rogith D, Iyengar SM, Singh H. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017;43:598-605.
Defining and measuring diagnostic uncertainty in medicine: a systematic review.
Bhise V, Rajan SS, Sittig DF, Morgan RO, Chaudhary P, Singh H. J Gen Intern Med. 2018;33:103-115.
Improving Diagnostic Quality and Safety Final Report.
Washington, DC: National Quality Forum. September 19, 2017.
Diagnostic errors: impact of an educational intervention on pediatric primary care.
Walsh JN, Knight M, Lee AJ. J Pediatr Health Care. 2018;32:53-62.
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;4:211-224.
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.
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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