Personal diagnostic error audit tool?

Edward Winslow edbjwinslow at GMAIL.COM
Thu Feb 9 16:22:10 UTC 2017


Shadia,

Unfortunately, there are few resources on using IT tools to find and
evaluate diagnostic error.

However Hardeep Singh from Houston has done several studies on evaluating
Diagnostic Error. He and his colleagues have developed a tool, called "The
SAFER Dx" Tool.
The tool is well described in  Davalos, MC et al: "Finding Diagnostic
Errors in Children Admitted to the PICU": Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

*https://www.researchgate.net/publication/312932270_Finding_Diagnostic_Errors_in_Children_Admitted_to_the_PICU
<https://www.researchgate.net/publication/312932270_Finding_Diagnostic_Errors_in_Children_Admitted_to_the_PICU>*

This and its reference list might be a good starting point for your
resident.  Best of luck in your project.

Let us know what your resident comes up with. We are trying to come up with
a series of references on Tools to help reduce Dx. Error, both manual and
computer assisted.

Ted

On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 12:10 AM, Shadia Constantine <
shadiasconstantine at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear Colleagues,
>
> One of my residents is interested in learning a process to learned from a
> diagnostic error once it has happened, so she can identify the potential
> cause.  She is thinking about a process done as part of personal
> performance improvement.
> We are reviewing the checklists available in the website to see if they
> can be used in retrospect but wonder if any of you know of any additional
> resource or publication.
> thank you!
>
> Shadia
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