Gestione del rischio clinico in radiologia. Parte I: inquadramento generale, tipologie di errore e loro prevenzione

Translated title of the contribution: Clinical Risk Management in radiology. Part I: General background and types of error and their prevention

R. Golfieri, L. Pescarini, A. Fileni, R. Silverio, C. Saccavini, D. Visconti, G. Morana, M. Centonze

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Abstract

The present contribution, presented as an Editorial, addresses the issue of patient safety in Radiology: this topic, of great current National and Regional interest, has stimulated a strong focus on accidents and mistakes in medicine, together with the diffusion of procedures for Risk Management in all health facilities. The possible sources of incidents in the radiological process are exposed, due to human errors and to system errors connected both to the organization and to the dissemination of Information Technology in the Radiological world. It also describes the most common methods and tools for risk analysis in health systems, together with some application examples presented in Part II.

Translated title of the contributionClinical Risk Management in radiology. Part I: General background and types of error and their prevention
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)1121-1146
Number of pages26
JournalRadiologia Medica
Volume115
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Medicine(all)

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