When doctors get it wrong: misdiagnoses are getting a closer look.
Olsen J. Star Tribune. August 30, 2015.
Diagnostic error is garnering increased attention as a patient safety problem. This news article reports on how misdiagnosis may lead to patient harm, cognitive biases that can contribute to diagnostic errors, and a curriculum aimed at improving diagnostic reasoning.
Medical mystery: alcoholism didn’t cause man’s diabetes and cirrhosis.
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Medical malpractice: why is it so hard for doctors to apologize?
Sanghavi D. Boston Globe Magazine. January 27, 2013.
Medical device alarm safety in hospitals.
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