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Nakhleh RE, Volmar KE, eds. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature; 2019. ISBN: 9783030184636.
Surgical specimen and laboratory process problems can affect diagnosis. This publication examines factors that contribute to errors across the surgical pathology process and reviews strategies to reduce their impact on care. Chapters discuss areas of focus to encourage process improvement and error response, such as information technology, specimen tracking, root cause analysis, and disclosure.
Cameron M. St. John's, NL: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador; 2009. ISBN: 978551463537.
This government report investigated certain laboratory tests conducted from 1997 to 2005 in Newfoundland and Labrador. The investigation revealed test result errors and failure to notify patients, as well as a lack of oversight. The report makes numerous recommendations with respect to ethics, standards of care, and disclosure of medical errors and adverse events. (Click on the volume titles on the cover page to view the full report.)
Cork, Ireland: Health Information and Quality Authority; March 21, 2008.
This report analyzes the findings of a diagnostic error investigation and provides numerous recommendations to improve standards for treating symptomatic breast disease.
Dallas, TX: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation; June 2006.
This report illustrates weaknesses in current pathology practice of breast cancer diagnosis and suggests improvements for reliability and effectiveness.