Published June 1994
by Abbe Pub Assn of Washington Dc .
Written in English
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Outpatient diagnostic errors affect 1 in 20 U.S. adults. This study used data from three previous studies of errors in general primary care diagnosis, colorectal cancer diagnosis, and lung cancer diagnosis. The authors estimated that about half of the diagnostic errors they found could have severely harmed patients. Yet, in , medical errors are about as prevalent as in “To Err Is Human” was an uneasy read; so is a September report on patient safety from the World Health : Kathleen Sutcliffe. A Doctor Confronts Medical Errors — And Systemic Flaws That Create Mistakes: Shots - Health News Dr. Danielle Ofri says medical errors are more common than most people realize: "If . Compared to diagnostic errors, other types of medical errors—including medication errors, surgical errors, and health care–acquired infections—have historically received more attention within health care organizations (Graber et al., ; Kanter, ). This is partly attributable to the lack of focus on diagnostic errors within national.
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