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John Q. Young, MD, MPP; July 2011
A healthy elderly man presented to his primary care doctor—a third-year internal medicine resident—for routine examination. A PSA test was markedly elevated, but the results came back after the resident had graduated, and the alert went unread. Months later, the patient presented with new onset low back pain and was diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer.
Perspectives on Safety > Perspective
with commentary by Nancy C. Elder, MD, MSPH, Outpatient Safety, May 2006
Dr. Jones was sure he had increased Mr. H's cholesterol-lowering medication to 80 mg 6 months ago, but, at his visit today, his pill bottle still says 40 mg. In reviewing Ms. B's chart in preparation for performing a well-woman examination, Dr. Smith find...
Journal Article > Study
Residents' perceptions of professionalism in training and practice: barriers, promoters, and duty hour requirements.
Ratanawongsa N, Bolen S, Howell EE, Kern DE, Sisson SD, Larriviere D. J Gen Intern Med. 2006;21:758-763.
The researchers surveyed residents on the impact of duty hour restrictions on professionalism. They found that residents thought it more difficult to incorporate professionalism with the restrictions in place but also thought well-being and teamwork were improved.
Journal Article > Commentary
Cosford PA, Thomas JM. BMJ. 2010;340:c3194.
This commentary analyzes a fatal medication overdose by a foreign physician providing care after hours in the United Kingdom and offers recommendations for safe out-of-hours care including tips to improve teamwork, competency verification, and medical record access.