Diagnostic error: Missed fractures in emergency medicine

Anita Deakin, Timothy J. Schultz, Kim Hansen, Carmel Crock

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The following incident was submitted to the Emergency Medicine Events Register (EMER – http://www.emer.org.au). EMER is an anonymous, confidential and protected incident‐reporting system that is supported by ACEM. Anyone working in emergency medicine can enter a near miss or AE by following the link from the website. It should only take 5 min and will help to inform practice and improve patient safety in emergency medicine...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)177-178
Number of pages2
JournalEMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • emergency medicine
  • Diagnostic error
  • case study


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