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Radiograph Interpretation Error
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Radiograph Interpretation Error
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Errare humanum est: frequency of laterality errors in radiology reports.
Sangwaiya MJ, Saini S, Blake MA, Dreyer KJ, Kalra MK. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2009;192:W239-W244.
Diagnostic errors in pediatric radiology.
Taylor GA, Voss SD, Melvin PR, Graham DA. Pediatr Radiol. 2011;41:327-334.
Diagnostic errors with inserted tubes, lines and catheters in children.
Fuentealba I, Taylor GA. Pediatr Radiol. 2012;42:1305-1315.
To disclose or not to disclose radiologic errors: should "patient-first" supersede radiologist self-interest?
Berlin L. Radiology. 2013;268:4-7.
Increasing rate of detection of wrong-patient radiographs: use of photographs obtained at time of radiography.
Tridandapani S, Ramamurthy S, Galgano SJ, Provenzale JM. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013;200:W345-W352.
Eight CT lessons that we learned the hard way: an analysis of current patterns of radiological error and discrepancy with particular emphasis on CT.
McCreadie G, Oliver TB. Clin Radiol. 2009;64:491-499; discussion 500-501.
Disclosing harmful mammography errors to patients.
Gallagher TH, Cook AJ, Brenner RJ, et al. Radiology. 2009;253:443-452.
Accuracy of radiographic readings in the emergency department.
Petinaux B, Bhat R, Boniface K, Aristizabal J. Am J Emerg Med. 2011;29:18-25.
Clinically missed cancer: how effectively can radiologists use computer-aided detection?
Nishikawa RM, Schmidt RA, Linver MN, Edwards AV, Papaioannou J, Stull MA. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012;198:708-716.
Application of failure mode and effect analysis in a radiology department.
Thornton E, Brook OR, Mendiratta-Lala M, Hallett DT, Kruskal JB. Radiographics. 2011;31:281-293.
The frequency of diagnostic errors in radiologic reports depends on the patient's age.
Diaz S, Ekberg O. Acta Radiol. 2010;51:934-938.
Overdiagnosis in low-dose computed tomography screening for lung cancer.
Patz EF Jr, Pinsky P, Gatsonis C, et al; NLST Overdiagnosis Manuscript Writing Team. JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174:269-274.
Emergency department image interpretation accuracy: the influence of immediate reporting by radiology.
Snaith B, Hardy M. Int Emerg Nurs. 2014;22:63-68.
Diagnostic errors in interpretation of pediatric musculoskeletal radiographs at common injury sites.
Bisset GS III, Crowe J. Pediatr Radiol. 2014;44:552-557.
The concept of error and malpractice in radiology.
Pinto A, Brunese L, Pinto F, Reali R, Daniele S, Romano L. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 2012;33:275-279.
Profiles in patient safety: misplaced femoral line guidewire and multiple failures to detect the foreign body on chest radiography.
Lum TE, Fairbanks RJ, Pennington EC, Zwemer FL. Acad Emerg Med. 2005;12:658-662.
Anatomy and pathophysiology of errors occurring in clinical radiology practice.
Brook OR, O'Connell AM, Thornton E, Eisenberg RL, Mendiratta-Lala M, Kruskal JB. Radiographics. 2010;30:1401-1410.
Fool me twice: delayed diagnoses in radiology with emphasis on perpetuated errors.
Kim YW, Mansfield LT. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014;202:465-470.
Characteristics and predictors of missed opportunities in lung cancer diagnosis: an electronic health record-based study.
Singh H, Hirani K, Kadiyala H, et al. J Clin Oncol. 2010;28:3307-3315.
Autopsy as a quality control measure for radiology, and vice versa.
Murken DR, Ding M, Branstetter BF IV, Nichols L. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012;199:394-401.
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