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Special or Theme Issue
Bruno MA, Johnson K, Argy N, Graber ML, eds. Diagnosis. 2017;4:111-191.
Radiology plays a unique role in the determination of a diagnosis. Cognitive and system elements in radiology can contribute to overuse, diagnostic error, and delays. Articles in this special issue discuss communication, information overload, and uncertainty in radiology and describe projects working toward improving safety of radiological imaging.
Journal Article > Commentary
Mock trial at 2009 RSNA annual meeting: jury exonerates radiologist for failure to communicate abnormal finding—but...
Berlin L. Radiology. 2010;257:836-845.
This commentary provides insights into the legal process through a fictitious malpractice trial of a radiologist whose communication and follow-up processes were labeled as unreliable and contributed to diagnostic error.
Cases & Commentaries
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John E. Heffner, MD ; May 2003
A chest x-ray incorrectly read as pleural effusion, rather than lung collapse, leads to iatrogenic pneumothorax following thoracentesis.