Patient -VS- Doctor

Patient -VS- Doctor : Misdiagnosis

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In the U.S. approximately 12 million adults who seek outpatient medical care are misdiagnosed each year; this breaks down to 1 in 20 adults. Of those misdiagnosis mistakes roughly 6 million could cause harm and at times death. Patients with conditions such as heart failure, pneumonia, depression, cancer and other health-related issues could have serious problems that remain unrecognized. Unfortunately, a youthful appeal can lead to delayed diagnosis, failure to diagnosis, lack of competent care; ultimately a misdiagnosis.
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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 127 x 203.2 x 8.64mm | 222.26g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508479070
  • 9781508479079