CRICO Insights: June 2019
Top 5 Patient Assessment Issues
38% of medmal cases involve a patient assessment issue. These are the most frequently identified.*
failure/delay in ordering diagnostic test
failure to appreciate and reconcile relevant signs and symptoms
failure to establish differential diagnosis
|17% || |
misinterpretation of diagnostic studies (X-rays, slides, films)
inadequate history and physical
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*Percent of cases involving patient assessment issues. Cases may have more than one issue.
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