Diagnostic Error associated with screening tests

David Katz d.katz at MAIL.UTORONTO.CA
Thu Sep 14 00:56:30 UTC 2017


Hi Group,

Some colleagues and myself submitted the following case to the AHRQ WebM&M series. It is a case of SIRS-negative sepsis in an elderly patient.
The discussion points focus on diagnostic error related to screening tests.
I thought it might be interesting to the group.
https://psnet.ahrq.gov/webmm/case/421/failed-interpretation-of-screening-tool-delayed-treatment

David Katz
M. Sc., M.D., FRCPC

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