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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

5 Diagnostic Errors to Avoid

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Medscape - Robert Glatter - April 25, 2016
"Diagnostic error occurs in every healthcare setting. In this slideshow, Robert Glatter, MD, from the Department of Emergency Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, describes diagnostic errors he encounters frequently in emergency medicine. Although these are actual emergency department (ED) cases, these patients could easily have brought their urgent symptoms and injuries to primary care, urgent care, or another outpatient setting. The following patient scenarios are not ranked in any order of importance, frequency, or potential harm."