When a person goes to the doctor, there’s usually one thing they want: a diagnosis. Once a diagnosis is made, a path toward wellness can begin. In some cases, diagnoses are fairly obvious. But in others, they aren’t. Consider the following: A 50-year-old man with a history of high blood pressure goes to the emergency ...
Harried doctors can make diagnostic errors: They need time to think
By Vineet Chopra and Sanjay Saint
24 Aug 2016