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Descriptor in English: Diagnostic Errors
Descriptor in Spanish: Errores Diagnósticos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Erros de Diagnóstico
Descriptor in French: Erreurs de diagnostic
Entry term(s): Diagnostic Error
Error, Diagnostic
Errors, Diagnostic
Misdiagnoses
Misdiagnosis
Tree number(s): E01.354
N02.421.450.280
Scope note: Incorrect diagnoses following clinical or technical diagnostic procedures.
Annotation: coordinate with specific disease /diag & specific diagnostic procedure; do not confuse with DIAGNOSIS, DIFFERENTIAL; DELAYED DIAGNOSIS is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
NU nursing
PC prevention & control
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 73(70)
DeCS UI: 3979
Descriptor UI: D003951
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Diagnostic Errors - Preferred
Concept UI M0006189
Scope note Incorrect diagnoses following clinical or technical diagnostic procedures.
Preferred term Diagnostic Errors
Entry term(s) Diagnostic Error
Error, Diagnostic
Errors, Diagnostic
Misdiagnosis - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0536603
Scope note Incorrect conclusion as to source or cause of illness.
Preferred term Misdiagnosis
Entry term(s) Misdiagnoses



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