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Bernhard B. St. Louis Post-Dispatch. May 5, 2013:A10.
This newspaper article relates how medical mistakes affect both patients and clinicians and offers tips for patients and families to prepare for surgery.
Gilk T, Latino RJ. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. November/December 2011;8:22-23,26-29.
Describing a case of accidental patient death in an MRI suite, this article reviews a root cause analysis of the event and notes that no regulatory efforts have been implemented to improve MRI safety in the 10 years following the incident.
Eban K. Self Magazine. November 2011.
This magazine article reports on cases in which outsourcing the interpretation of radiology tests contributed to patient harm.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. June 2011;8:63-69.
Exploring causes of wrong-site, wrong patient, and wrong procedure errors in radiology, this piece suggests strategies to reduce the incidence of such events.
Bogdanich W, Rebelo K. New York Times. December 28, 2010;A1.
This article explores inaccuracy of dosage, lack of protocol adherence, and absence of transparency as trends that hinder learning from radiological adverse events.
Radiological Society of North America. RSNA News; October 2010.
In the context of increased magnetic resonance imaging safety problems, this article emphasizes a need for MR safety standards and incident reporting.
O'Reilly KB. American Medical News; Nov. 1, 2010.
This article reports on recent study findings indicating that the Universal Protocol has not stopped wrong-patient, wrong-site procedures.
Saul S. New York Times. July 19, 2010;A1.
This newspaper article investigates diagnostic errors in breast cancer through the story of a patient who was misdiagnosed. Concern about the accuracy of pathology for early stages of disease and ductal carcinoma in situ has experts debating the best mechanisms to ensure competency and reliability in this field.
Bogdanich W. New York Times. January 24, 2010:A1.
First in a series on medical radiation, this news feature and accompanying video investigate patient deaths and injuries following mistakes related to radiation treatment. The journalists discuss the number of radiation therapy errors in New York and reveal that state law does not require public reporting of such mistakes.
Bogdanich W. New York Times. June 20, 2009;National Desk:1.
Flawed safety standards, including a lack of peer review and oversight, led to a series of errors in a cancer unit at a Philadelphia Veterans Affairs hospital.