Analysis of the causes for diagnostic error in imaging or wrong imaging test.
Wrong imaging tests are responsible for causing harm to many patients. It ranges between 3% and 5% approximately worldwide. Among other diagnostics processes, imaging plays a critical role in detecting some specific health issues. Error rates in radiology demand a thorough investigation as identifying and learning the causes are the only way to mitigate such errors. These errors are predictable incidents that are easily identifiable. The root cause analysis helps us find some of the main contributing factors that I have listed below.
Wrong Imaging Test
This fishbone is an example of structured root cause analysis. One may get good guidance while identifying or organizing the contributing causes of other problems. We have followed some conventions to arrange the various causes of the wrong imaging test.
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