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11.06.2013

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Wrong diagnoses costs thousands of lives in Australia each year MP3

Diagnostic errors are becoming more prominent in medical indemnity claims but it attracts little attention and little research. Dr Mark Graber, a leading international expert in the field, believes diagnostic errors are responsible for between 2,000 and 4,000 deaths in Australia each year. Dr Graber says clinicians are too quick to make a diagnosis and should always think about the possibility that they could be wron... Source: abc.net.au

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