[IMPROVEDX] [IMPROVEDX] IOM report is released - Diagnosis in actual practice

robert bell rmsbell200 at YAHOO.COM
Tue Oct 13 23:01:21 UTC 2015

Interesting Art,

The commonest diagnoses lead the the commonest diagnostic errors.

Could that be the confounding presentations that we see over time - and for which we are not well trained?


> On Oct 13, 2015, at 11:23 AM, Jason Maude <Jason.Maude at ISABELHEALTHCARE.COM> wrote:
> In our specialty we scratch our heads when so many skin cancers are missed by PCP’s, or scabies, or herpetic infections etc.  These are all common diagnoses.  Mathematically, variants of common (or at least diagnoses that we all know) are the mass of the diagnostic error iceberg. 

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