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Ripped apart: medical misdiagnosis and malpractice.

Kast S, Gerr M, Black D, et al. “On the Record.” WYPR. August 3, 2021

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August 18, 2021

Kast S, Gerr M, Black D, et al. “On the Record.” WYPR. August 3, 2021

Misdiagnosis is a persistent challenge for patients and families to navigate. This audio news segment highlights one family's experience with poor care stemming from disrespect and premature closure that resulted in missed diagnosis, unnecessary care, and patient death. The story is coupled with a broader discussion on the extent of diagnostic errors and reasons they occur.