Doctors are surprisingly bad at reading lab results. It=?utf-8?Q?=E2=80=99s_?=putting us all at risk. - The Washington Post

HM Epstein hmepstein at GMAIL.COM
Fri Oct 12 21:16:13 UTC 2018


An important article by epidemiologist Daniel Morgan in the Washington Post. 

Perhaps test results from laboratories should come with information on the specificity and reliability of the results. And specialists could provide standardized information on the probability of disease. That could lead to better conversations between clinicians and patients.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/posteverything/wp/2018/10/05/feature/doctors-are-surprisingly-bad-at-reading-lab-results-its-putting-us-all-at-risk/

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Helene

       
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