Rethinking diagnostic delay in cancer: how difficult is the diagnosis?
Lyratzopoulos G, Wardle J, Rubin G. BMJ. 2014;349:g7400.
Past studies have found that delays in cancer diagnosis are common and harmful. Suggesting that such delays are not always due to error, this commentary reviews how diagnostic difficulty can lead to multiple consultations and hinder timely diagnosis of cancer in primary care.
Pharmacist-supported medication review training for general practitioners: feasibility and acceptability.
Krska J, Gill D, Hansford D. Med Educ. 2006;40:1217-1225.
Identifying diagnostic errors in primary care using an electronic screening algorithm.
Singh H, Thomas EJ, Khan MM, Petersen LA. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167:302-308.
Preventable morbidity at a mature trauma center.
Teixeira PGR, Inaba K, Salim A, et al. Arch Surg. 2009;144:536-541.
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Outside case review of surgical pathology for referred patients: the impact on patient care.
Swapp RE, Aubry MC, Salomão DR, Cheville JC. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2013;137:233-240.