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AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017;209:965-1008;W333-W334.
Radiologists play a critical role in safe diagnostic imaging and communication of test results. Articles in this special issue explore clinical and system factors that can contribute to potential failure in radiology practice. Topics covered include the need for improvements in documentation and the radiologist's role in reducing delay, uncertainty, and miscommunication.
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Platzer P, Hauswirth N, Jaindl M, Chatwani S, Vecsei V, Gaebler C. J Trauma. 2006;61:150-155.
The authors found that misinterpretations, incomplete information, inadequate radiographs, or lack of physician radiograph review contributed to problematic diagnoses of cervical spine injuries.
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.