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Journal Article > Commentary
Fitzsimons BT, Fitzsimons LL, Sun LR. Pediatrics. 2019;143:e20183458.
Rare diseases pose diagnostic challenges for physicians. This commentary offers insights from parents of a young child who died due to a delayed stroke diagnosis as well as from the patient's neurologist to raise awareness of childhood stroke and discuss the importance of partnership to heal from loss and advocate for improvement.
Measuring inappropriate medical diagnosis and treatment in survey data: the case of ADHD among school-age children.
Evans WN, Morrill MS, Parente ST. J Health Econ. 2010;29:657-673.
This study discusses diagnostic uncertainty in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, along with the consequences of misdiagnosis and inappropriate treatment.
Journal Article > Study
Medication-error reporting and pharmacy resident experience during implementation of computerized prescriber order entry.
Weant KA, Cook AM, Armitstead JA. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2007;64:526-530.
The investigators studied the type and number of medication errors before and after computerized prescriber order entry was implemented in an intensive care unit and found that medication errors increased initially.