Signing out a case involves going over a case, as a resident, as an attending. In a more broader sense, signing out means issuing a diagnosis report for the case.juddson said:I read this phrase often on these boards. What does it mean? Do you really sign out slides for review?
It probably comes from the practice of having a pathologist's signature at the bottom of every "official" path report issued, attesting that they have reviewed the slides, read the report and deemed it true to the best of their knowledge.juddson said:Do you really sign out slides for review?