Issue Brief Explores the Unique Challenges of Studying and Improving Diagnostic Safety for Children
Pediatric Diagnostic Safety: State of the Science and Future Directions, a new issue brief from AHRQ, examines the unique challenges of studying and improving diagnostic safety for children in respect to their overall health, access to care and unique aspects of diagnostic testing limitations for multiple pediatric conditions. The issue brief features approaches to address these challenges cross the care-delivery spectrum, including in primary care offices, emergency departments, inpatient wards and intensive care units. It also provides recommendations for building capacity to advance pediatric diagnostic safety.
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