The safety implications of missed test results for hospitalised patients: a systematic review.
BMJ Qual Saf. 2011 Feb;20(2):194-9
Authors: Callen J, Georgiou A, Li J, Westbrook JI
Failure to follow-up test results is a critical safety issue. The objective was to systematically review evidence quantifying the extent of failure to follow-up test results and the impact on patient outcomes.
PMID: 21300992 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]