Safety and diagnostic accuracy of tumor biopsies in children with cancer.
Interiano RB, Loh AHP, Hinkle N, et al. Cancer. 2015;121:1098-1107.
This study sought to evaluate the safety and diagnostic accuracy of biopsies in pediatric patients with cancer. Analysis of biopsy procedures in children with suspected cancer over a 10-year period found few safety incidents and a low risk of diagnostic error.
Chemotherapy medication errors in a pediatric cancer treatment center: prospective characterization of error types and frequency and development of a quality improvement initiative to lower the error rate.
Watts RG, Parsons K. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013;60:1320-1324.
Medical injuries among hospitalized children.
Meurer JR, Yang H, Guse CE, Scanlon MC, Layde PM, and the Wisconsin Medical Injury Prevention Program Research Group. Qual Saf Health Care. 2006;15:202-207.
Underdiagnosis of hypertension in children and adolescents.
Hansen ML, Gunn PW, Kaelber DC. JAMA. 2007;298:874-879.
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Errors in cancer diagnosis: current understanding and future directions.
Singh H, Sethi S, Raber M, Petersen LA. J Clin Oncol. 2007;25:5009-5018.