Study finds wrong diagnosis may lead to patient injuries

According to a recent study published in the Journal of American Medical Association, wrong or missed diagnoses may put patients at risk of developing serious complications. Most people are familiar with incidents of mistakes during surgery and medication errors by reading or listening to news. But, the study found that failure to diagnose...
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Delayed diagnosis is detrimental to patients

It is not uncommon for news pertaining to infectious diseases of pandemic potential, such as bird flu, to make global headline news. Given some of the common flu like symptoms such as fever, cough and fatigue associated with infectious diseases, it is not uncommon for doctors to misdiagnose a patient. However, a
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The dire consequences of delayed diagnoses

Hospitals and healthcare providers are vital to the New Jersey communities and neighborhoods. Most put their lives and trust the judgment of their doctor or healthcare provider. However, there are times when medical mistakes such as a delay diagnoses, misdiagnoses, incorrect treatment or medication occurs and, serious injury or harm to...
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