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Payne CH, Smith CR, Newkirk LE, Hicks RW. AORN J. 2007;85:731-740.
The authors examined error data submitted to Medmarx and identified causes of medication errors in the postanesthesia care of pediatric patients. Continuing education contact hours are available for this activity.
Journal Article > Commentary
Graber ML, Berg D, Jerde W, Kibort P, Olson APJ, Parkash V. Diagnosis (Berl). 2018;5:257-266.
This commentary provides a clinical review of a missed diagnosis of Epstein-Barr virus infection that was identified via autopsy and summarizes contributing factors to the incident with an emphasis on the role of cognitive bias. The piece includes the perspectives of the patient's family and from the organization regarding what happened and what could have been done to prevent this outcome. This discussion is the first in a series of diagnostic error case presentations to be published in this journal.