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We must make the word “diagnostician” the most prestigious term in medicine

The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine has on its website this quote: 1 in 10 diagnoses are incorrect. Diagnostic error accounts for 40,000-80,000 U.S. deaths annually — somewhere between breast cancer and diabetes. Chances are, we will all experience diagnostic error in our lifetime. The current focus on diagnostic error raises an interesting question: […]
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