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Search results for "Diagnostic Errors"
Miller N. The Pathologist. June 2016(20):18-29; July 2016(21):18-33.
In light of the growing focus on diagnostic errors, this magazine series reports on unique challenges that pathologists face when they discover potential errors. The first article in the series discusses how pathologists may experience barriers to disclosure including feeling shame in disclosing their own error, discomfort with raising concerns about a colleague who has misdiagnosed a patient, and lack of direct relationships with patients. The second article expands the discussion to focus on how industry support of open transparency can enable pathologists to participate in reporting and disclosure activities.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. November 17, 2013.
This newspaper article describes efforts to prevent diagnostic errors, including improving follow-up of abnormal test results and implementing decision support programs.
Yasgur BS. Medscape Business of Medicine. March 27, 2013.
Highlighting how diagnostic errors affect patient safety, this article reviews tactics physicians use to assess patients and determine a diagnosis.
Gould M. Health Service Journal. September 15, 2008:22-24.
This article describes the state of general practitioner incident reporting in the United Kingdom.
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.
Brody H. Am Fam Physician. 2006;73:1272, 1274.
This article presents a case scenario of an unacknowledged misdiagnosis discovered through a patient's request for a second opinion. The author discusses how the colleague who discovered the mistake should address the first physician's denial of error.