Looking for references on patient harm from common tests and treatments

Helen Haskell haskell.helen at GMAIL.COM
Tue Mar 22 04:36:05 UTC 2016

I don't know if this is exactly what you are looking for, but the 2013
CRICO benchmarking report was on routine medical procedures. It can be
downloaded from their website:

On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 12:13 AM, David Gordon, M.D. <davidc.gordon at duke.edu
> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a resident interested in a developing a talk for us on harms
> associated with common diagnostics and therapeutics, like antibiotics,
> narcotics, and CT imaging. This can be independent of but can relate to
> errors in over-diagnosis.
> Does anyone have any references they would recommend for creating such a
> talk? For any copyrighted material, I can just take the information and
> take care of obtaining the article.
> Thank you,
> David
> David Gordon, MD
> Associate Professor
> Associate Program Director
> Undergraduate Education Director
> Division of Emergency Medicine
> Duke University
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