Reducing errors made by emergency physicians in interpreting radiographs: longitudinal study.

@article{Espinosa2000ReducingEM,
  title={Reducing errors made by emergency physicians in interpreting radiographs: longitudinal study.},
  author={J. Alberto Espinosa and Thomas W. Nolan},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2000},
  volume={320 7237},
  pages={737-40}
}
OBJECTIVES To reduce errors made in the interpretation of radiographs in an emergency department. DESIGN Longitudinal study. SETTING Hospital emergency department. INTERVENTIONS All staff reviewed all clinically significant discrepancies at monthly meetings. A file of clinically significant errors was created; the file was used for teaching. Later a team redesigned the process. A system was developed for interpreting radiographs that would be followed regardless of the day of the week or… CONTINUE READING
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