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Perspectives on Safety > Perspective
with commentary by Nancy C. Elder, MD, MSPH, Outpatient Safety, May 2006
Dr. Jones was sure he had increased Mr. H's cholesterol-lowering medication to 80 mg 6 months ago, but, at his visit today, his pill bottle still says 40 mg. In reviewing Ms. B's chart in preparation for performing a well-woman examination, Dr. Smith find...
Weiss GG. Med Econ. May 19, 2006; 83:47-49.
This article provides suggestions for physicians to ensure reliable follow-up on test results, including tracking forms, computerization, and staff compliance with processes.
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Catherine McLean, MD; March 2005
At a routine clinic visit, screening labs are sent for a man with HIV. Not notified of the results, he assumes they are normal. One month later, he develops a classic syphilitic rash.