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The effect of clinical history on accuracy of electrocardiograph interpretation among doctors working in emergency departments.
Cruz MF, Edwards J, Dinh DM, Barnes EH. Med J Aust. 2012;197:161-165.
This observational study highlights the framing effect of a suggestive clinical history, which significantly influenced electrocardiograph interpretation by emergency department physicians.
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Thomas H. Gallagher, MD; May 2011
Transferred to a tertiary hospital, a child with severe swelling of the brain is found to have venous sinus thromboses and little chance of survival. Further review revealed that the referring hospital had missed subtle signs of cerebral edema on the initial CT scan days earlier, raising the question of whether to disclose the errors of other facilities or caregivers.