Incomplete Examinations

Ruth Ryan rryan at LAMMICO.COM
Mon Apr 13 14:04:21 UTC 2015


On March 24, 2015, JAMA reprinted a charming one page article titled Why Physicians Err in Diagnosis.

After reviewing some common examples of diagnostic error, and presenting various types of error (cognitive bias, knowledge deficits and "social errors"), the author noted "mistakes from incomplete examination form the largest class."

The original date of publication was March 27, 1915.

Available at http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2208794


Ruth
Ruth Ryan RN, BSN, MSW, CPHRM
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