Researcher Toolkit - Measuring Burden

 

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Learn about ways to measure the frequency and impact of diagnostic errors.

 

Commentary on the limited view of patient safety that individual detection approaches provide. Shojania KG. The elephant of patient safety: what you see depends on how you look. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2010.

By Outcome  View

By Symptom View

    Several studies focus on a specific symptom or primary complaint of the patient.
  • Dyspnea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

By Disease View

  • Acute Diseases
  • Chronic Diseases

By Setting View

  • Ambulatory Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Emergency Department (ED)
  • General Inpatient
  • Intensive Care (ICU)