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Diagnostic error in a national incident reporting system in the UK.

Abstract:

RATIONALE, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: Diagnostic errors and delays carry potentially grave consequences for patients and feature prominently in studies of adverse events in health care. Diagnostic errors present a particular challenge for error/incident reporting systems because they involve clinical reasoning and are difficult to define precisely. The aim of the present study was to investigate what insights can be gained about diagnostic error from an incident reporting system. METHODS: Diagnost...

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Sevdalis, N More by this author
Jacklin, R More by this author
Vincent, CA More by this author
Thomson, RG More by this author
Journal:
Journal of evaluation in clinical practice
Volume:
16
Issue:
6
Pages:
1276-1281
Publication date:
2010-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2753
ISSN:
1356-1294
URN:
uuid:0110a948-6e49-454b-b21a-234f16ea324a
Source identifiers:
450526
Local pid:
pubs:450526

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