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Month: February 2024

What Is a Misdiagnosis?

Misdiagnosis occurs when a healthcare provider inaccurately identifies a medical condition or incorrectly interprets symptoms, leading to an incorrect diagnosis. This can involve diagnosing a different condition, failing to recognize an existing one, or attributing symptoms to the wrong cause. Shockingly, approximately 795,000 people in the U.S. are injured or killed due to misdiagnosis each… read more