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Joann G. Elmore, MD, MPH, on second opinion strategies in pathology

Attention to diagnostic errors in the medical literature and mass media has led many to consider obtaining second opinions to prevent errors and improve quality.

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Citation: Elmore JG, Tosteson AN, Pepe MS, Longton GM, Nelson HD, Geller B, Carney PA, Onega T, Allison KH, Jackson SL, Weaver DL. Evaluation of 12 strategies for obtaining second opinions to improve interpretation of breast histopathology: simulation study. BMJ. 2016 Jun 22;353:i3069. doi: 10.1136/bmj.i3069. PMID: 27334105; PMCID: PMC4916777.