Inpatient diagnostic errors
rmsbell200 at YAHOO.COM
Sun Aug 13 15:21:02 UTC 2017
That is GOOD news. With my concern about stethoscopes I would like to see the effect of age on stethoscope accuracy.
Does this suggest that experience well compensates for other age related errors/mistakes. E.g. hearing loss, forgetfullness, poorer sight, etc?
Rob Bell, M.D.
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On Aug 13, 2017, at 6:17, Mark Graber <Mark.Graber at IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG> wrote:
> Thanks to Ashwin Gupta and colleagues for a detailed claims-based study of inpatient diagnostic error. Incidentally, this is the first data I’ve seen suggesting that older physicians had fewer error-related claims; great news for us senior clinicians ;<)
> Malpractice claims related to diagnostic errors in the hospital
> Gupta, A., Snyder, A., Kachalia, A., Flanders, S., Saint, S., Chopra, V.
> BMJQS 2017 0: p. bmjqs-2017-006774v1-bmjqs-2017-006774
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