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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 276
Radiologist's liability for an erroneous report due to wrong labeling by juniors/para medics

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Suggested precautions
  1. Consulting radiologist must sign the report after ensuring that the procedure has been performed correctly.
  2. Hospitals/nursing homes must develop and follow proper protocols in radiology and pathology departments to avoid wrong labeling.
  3. During interventions, if the suspected tumor is not found at the suggested place, avoiding further exploration is advisable.

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