Diagnostic error in the UK

Tom Benzoni benzonit at GMAIL.COM
Sun Apr 29 04:30:05 UTC 2018

Unfortunately, this is an advert, a solicitation, so I don't think there's
much use.

On Sat, Apr 28, 2018 at 6:52 PM, Mark Graber <
Mark.Graber at improvediagnosis.org> wrote:

> *Data provided by a law firm in the UK
> <https://www.boltburdonkemp.co.uk/news-blogs/campaign/the-rise-of-nhs-medical-negligence-claims/#ftn1>* suggests
> that the incidence of diagnostic error in the National Health Service is
> increasing.  I haven’t seen longitudinal data of this sort on trends of dx
> error in the US.  The UK data is also interesting in showing that women are
> a third more likely than men to receive a wrong diagnosis than men,
> although the incidence of missed and delayed diagnosis seems about equal in
> men and women.
> The authors speculate that the increased incidence might reflect increased
> physician workload, shorter visits, decreased supervision of junior
> doctors, and the aging patient population.
> Mark L Graber MD FACP
> President, SIDM
> Senior Fellow, RTI International
> Professor Emeritus, Stony Brook University
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