Overdiagnosis: how our compulsion for diagnosis may be harming children.
Coon ER, Quinonez RA, Moyer VA, Schroeder AR. Pediatrics. 2014;134:1013-1023.
Overdiagnosis is an emerging patient safety concern. This commentary provides information about common conditions that may be overdiagnosed in pediatric care and explores the potential psychological, physical, and financial impacts associated with overdiagnosis. The authors advocate for research and educational strategies to better understand and address the problem.
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Cognitive errors detected in anaesthesiology: a literature review and pilot study.
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