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Journal Article > Review
Nakhleh RE. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2008;132:181-185.
This review addresses surgical specimen analysis errors and highlights tactics to improve the reliability of the process.
Journal Article > Study
The "Big Dog" effect: variability assessing the causes of error in diagnoses of patients with lung cancer.
Raab SS, Meier FA, Zarbo RJ, et al. J Clin Oncol. 2006;24:2808-2814.
The AHRQ–funded researchers analyzed false-negative diagnostic results and found poor agreement among pathologists as to the causes of the error. The authors conclude that pathologist reluctance to change or challenge a peer's reading is a contributing factor.