Article on missed diagnosis of stroke in young people in the ER

lorri Zipperer zipperer_info at YAHOO.COM
Tue Apr 8 15:30:14 UTC 2014


Are mental models about who has a stroke getting in the way
of effective diagnosis? This new article could help us understand the potential
of that situation existing in emergency roomsand
its negative impact on patient safety.
 
Newman-Toker DE, Moy E, Valente E, Coffey R, Hines AL.
Missed diagnosis of stroke in the emergency department: a cross-sectional
analysis of a large population-based sample.  Diagnosis. 2014 Apr 5; [Epub
ahead of print].
http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/dx.ahead-of-print/dx-2013-0038/dx-2013-0038.xml [Free full text].
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/04/05/299200133/emergency-docs-more-likely-to-miss-signs-of-stroke-in-the-young
 
Enjoy!
 
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