Errors in Radiology Reporting

  • Fabio Pinto
  • Stefania Romano
  • Ciro Acampora


What is an error in the medical field? An error is a mistake made in the process of care that results in (or has the potential to result in) harm to patients. Mistakes include the failure of a planned action to be completed as intended or the use of a wrong plan to achieve an aim. They can be the result of an action that is taken (error of commission) or of one that is not taken (error of omission) [1].


Radiologic Report Safety Culture Observer Error Medical Malpractice Perceptual Error 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fabio Pinto
    • 1
  • Stefania Romano
    • 1
  • Ciro Acampora
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic Radiological Imaging“A. Cardarelli” HospitalNaplesItaly

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