Analysis of 4700 diagnosis-related malpractice claims by CRICO finds most occurred in the ambulatory setting and the most missed diagnosis was cancer.Cambridge, MA: CRICO Strategies; 2014.
2014 Annual Benchmarking Report: Malpractice Risks in the Diagnostic Process.
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This analysis of more than 4700 diagnosis-related malpractice claims found that most errors occur in theambulatory setting, involve lapses in clinical judgement, and result in missed diagnosis of cancer. The authors use the data to explore cognitive and process failures that contributed to diagnostic errors.
Physical Diagnosis: A Lost Art?
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Annual Benchmarking Report: Malpractice Risks in Surgery.
Cambridge, MA: CRICO/RMF Strategies; 2010.
Diagnostic error in a national incident reporting system in the UK.
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