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Journal Article
Study

The accuracy of preliminary diagnoses made by paramedics - a cross-sectional comparative study.

Koivulahti O, Tommila M, Haavisto E. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2020;28(1):70.

This cross-sectional study evaluated the accuracy of preliminary diagnoses made by paramedics for patients during transport. Agreement between the preliminary diagnosis and the hospital diagnosis was 70% and varied depending on the medical condition.