Interpreting Too Many Studies Per Day

  • Ronald L. Eisenberg

Abstract

Can a radiologist be held liable for missing a lesion because he or she was “overworked” by interpreting too many studies in one day? This rare allegation may become more popular among plaintiffs’ attorneys because of the current combination of a shortage of radiologists and an increasing number of imaging examinations.

Keywords

Fatigue 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald L. Eisenberg
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyAlameda County Medical CenterOaklandUSA
  2. 2.University of California School of Medicine at San Francisco and DavisUSA

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