Pathology reports are the most important medical documents:
- Generally only complete information in a patient file is a pathology report.
Types of pathology reports
CAP what is not synoptic report
Pathology reports suffer from the outside forces:
Clinicians who do not want (!) "inadequate specimen" reports.
We change our diagnosis so that clinicians do not misunderstand
Do not write chronic prostitis because they may assume that elevated PSA levels are due to chronic prostitis ???
We change our reports so that patients do not misunderstand
- Change prostate grading scheme so that patients are grade group 1, not in 6 out of 10.
- Explanatory notes for patients
We change tumor names so that insurance firms do not label patients as cancer
- Change thyoid tumor names (NIFTP)
Patoloji Raporunda Yer Alan Tanılar Tekrarlanabilir mi? Are the Pathologic Diagnosis reproducible?
- Hasta'ya açıklama içeren patoloji raporu
The FAQ initiative explaining pathology reports to patients
Addenda in Pathology Reports: Trends and Their Implications
The Complete Surgical Pathology Report
Pathologist Brings Patients Into the Lab to See Their Cancer Close-Up
‘Please let me see the dragon that I’m slaying!’
An online readability analysis of pathology-related patient education articles: an opportunity for pathologists to educate patients
Pathologists' Perspectives on Disclosing Harmful Pathology Error
CommunicatingUncertainty in Surgical PathologyReports: A Survey of Staff Physicians and Residents at an Academic Medical Center.
Communicating diagnostic uncertainty in surgical pathologyreports: disparities between sender and receiver.
Patients Want Web Access To Test Results But Don't Want To Have To Be A Doctor To Understand Them
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I recognize the font in those reports! Despite our archaic formatting, many of us <a href="https://twitter.com/JHUPath?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@JHUPath</a> are actually on twitter. We all know the all-caps look is suboptimal. But changing it is not that simple- see below for more details than you ever wanted 😋. 1/5</p>— Lisa Rooper (@LisaRooperMD) <a href="https://twitter.com/LisaRooperMD/status/1082807082590588928?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">January 9, 2019</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>