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Rare diseases can present unique diagnostic challenges for clinicians. This commentary draws from a historical case of diagnostic error to illustrate how availability bias and lack of sensitivity for patients who are considered difficult can contribute to misdiagnosis.
Drs Bramhall and Bawa-Garba and the rightful domain of the criminal law.
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Learning from tragedy: the Julia Berg story.
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Evaluation of wound photography for remote postoperative assessment of surgical site infections.
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Factors underlying suboptimal diagnostic performance in physicians under time pressure.
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Matt's story: learning from heartbreak.
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When missing a 'zebra' can land you in court.
Crane M. Medscape Business of Medicine. February 20, 2018.
Diagnostic error in stroke—reasons and proposed solutions.
Bakradze E, Liberman AL. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2018;20:11.
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Why are so many women being misdiagnosed?
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ED misdiagnosis of cerebrovascular events in the era of modern neuroimaging: a meta-analysis.
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Innes S. Arizona Daily Star. September 12, 2016.
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Using the web or an app instead of seeing a doctor? Caution is advised.
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