Diagnostic Error associated with screening tests

robert bell rmsbell200 at YAHOO.COM
Thu Sep 14 05:19:01 UTC 2017


Does that support the idea that it would be better to first deal with standard medical errors, or even concurrently, when considering diagnostic error planning and goals? 

Is it worthwhile and sensible to focus just on diagnostic errors when we work in a big sea of other medical errors?

Rob Bell, M.D.
> On Sep 13, 2017, at 5:56 PM, David Katz <d.katz at MAIL.UTORONTO.CA> wrote:
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> 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 <https://psnet.ahrq.gov/webmm/case/421/failed-interpretation-of-screening-tool-delayed-treatment>
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> David Katz
> M. Sc., M.D., FRCPC
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