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Journal Article

Common patterns in 558 diagnostic radiology errors.

Donald JJ, Barnard SA. Journal of medical imaging and radiation oncology. 2012;56:173-8.

Analysis of radiological diagnostic errors identified over an 8-year period at a New Zealand hospital found that most errors were perceptual in nature—that is, radiologists failed to identify the abnormality—and a smaller proportion were due to incorrect interpretation of findings.