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Rarely Mentioned Medical Mistake: Patients Harmed by High Rates of Misdiagnosis

| May 7, 2013
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By Sandra G. Boodman, Kaiser Health News

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Until it happened to him, Dr. Itzhak Brook, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Georgetown University School of Medicine, didn’t think much about the problem of misdiagnosis.

That was before doctors at a Maryland hospital repeatedly

Source: State of Health – Science

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