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Discrepancies between clinical diagnoses and autopsy findings in critically ill children: a prospective study.

Carlotti AP; Bachette LG; Carmona F; Manso PH; Vicente WV; Ramalho FS.

This autopsy study demonstrated significant discrepancies between clinical and postmortem diagnoses among children who died in the intensive care unit. These results demonstrate the importance of autopsy as an educational tool for clinical teams to improve patient outcomes.