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Journal Article
Review

Diagnostic error in stroke — reasons and proposed solutions.

Bakradze E, Liberman AL. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2018;20(2):11.

Stoke misdiagnosis can result in lasting patient disability. This review describes patient, clinical, and hospital factors that can contribute to stroke misdiagnosis and recommends use of clinical decision rules, bedside screening, and technology to improve stroke diagnosis.