Diagnostic Reasoning

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Abstract Number: Oral

THE PREVALENCE OF DIAGNOSTIC ERROR IN SEVEN-DAY READMISSIONS OF GENERAL MEDICAL PATIENTS

Background: Diagnostic errors have been cited as a potential contributor to hospital readmissions, particularly early readmissions (e.g. within 7 days), but little is known about their frequency and characteristics. We performed structured chart review of [...]

By | 2019-03-12T15:50:33-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Oral Presentations, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on THE PREVALENCE OF DIAGNOSTIC ERROR IN SEVEN-DAY READMISSIONS OF GENERAL MEDICAL PATIENTS

Abstract Number: 215

NOVEL APPLICATION OF STRUCTURED CASE REVIEW TO IDENTIFY DIAGNOSTIC ERROR IN SEVEN-DAY READMISSIONS OF GENERAL MEDICAL PATIENTS

Background: Diagnostic errors have been cited as a potential contributor to hospital readmissions, particularly early readmissions (e.g. within 7 days). A single prior study of early readmissions applied a binary (yes/no) metric to assess for [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:59-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Patient Safety|Comments Off on NOVEL APPLICATION OF STRUCTURED CASE REVIEW TO IDENTIFY DIAGNOSTIC ERROR IN SEVEN-DAY READMISSIONS OF GENERAL MEDICAL PATIENTS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 76

CLOSING THE LOOP: A MULTI-CENTER INITIATIVE THAT USES PEER-TO-PEER FEEDBACK TO IMPROVE DIAGNOSTIC REASONING IN MEDICAL TRAINEES

Background: Development of diagnostic reasoning is a critical component of medical education, and feedback related to clinical outcomes is an important means of calibrating one’s diagnostic decision-making. The hospital is a key training ground for [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:14-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Education, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on CLOSING THE LOOP: A MULTI-CENTER INITIATIVE THAT USES PEER-TO-PEER FEEDBACK TO IMPROVE DIAGNOSTIC REASONING IN MEDICAL TRAINEES

HM2018 Abstract Number: 93

UNDERSTANDING DIAGNOSTIC REASONING USING A CASE-BASED APPROACH

Background: While understanding the cognitive contributions to diagnosis has become important, few studies have aimed to understand physician diagnostic reasoning in real-time. Using a case-based approach, we sought to: (a) characterize differences in diagnostic reasoning [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:04:28-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Other, Research|Comments Off on UNDERSTANDING DIAGNOSTIC REASONING USING A CASE-BASED APPROACH

HM2016 Abstract Number: 521

A Case of a Nearly-Fatal Pulmonary Embolism in the Setting of Stasis from Extrinsic Venous Compression by a Groin Abscess

Case Presentation: A previously healthy and ambulatory 34-year-old diabetic man presented with left-sided scrotal and groin cellulitis and was admitted to the hospital for intravenous antibiotic therapy. He was placed on appropriate pharmacoprophylaxis for venous [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on A Case of a Nearly-Fatal Pulmonary Embolism in the Setting of Stasis from Extrinsic Venous Compression by a Groin Abscess