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Diagnostic Errors Are More Common Than You Think

It is likely that most of us will experience at least one diagnostic error in our lifetime, sometimes with devastating consequences.

By Norm Wu

Medically reviewed by Patricia Salber, MD, MBA

Updated April 6, 2021

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According to a seminal 2015 report on diagnostic errors(1) by the Institute of Medicine,

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