Frequency of failure to inform patients of clinically significant outpatient test results Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Clinical Laboratory Techniques
  • Forms and Records Control
  • Medical Errors
  • Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
  • Outpatients
  • Risk Management

abstract

  • Failures to inform patients or to document informing patients of abnormal outpatient test results are common; use of simple processes for managing results is associated with lower failure rates.

publication date

  • June 22, 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/archinternmed.2009.130

PubMed ID

  • 19546413

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1123

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 169

number

  • 12