8 Tips to Get the Correct Diagnosis

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When we are ill, we trust our doctors to assess our symptoms and correctly diagnose the condition. Most of us take it for granted that these highly educated people will know what is wrong and the best course of action. Sadly, that isn’t always the case.

tips to get the right diagnosisof all diagnoses are wrong, according to Kaiser Health News. The rate of diagnostic errors is higher than the rate of medication errors or surgical errors. It is one of the most pressing matters in the world of medicine.

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And because research shows doctors believe misdiagnoses are less common than they actually are, identifying these mistakes before they turn tragic is a definite problem.

Steps to Prevent Diagnostic Errors

There are steps that you can take to prevent a diagnostic error, steps that could ultimately save your life.

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Diagnostic errors are the most common cause of medical malpractice litigation. And as much as we’d like to believe doctors always get it right, that simply isn’t true. You can help ensure they do, however, by taking steps to prevent a misdiagnosis. We also offer detailed tips on how to prepare for a doctor appointment, including information you should bring and questions you should ask.

If you were harmed by a misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis, our missed / delayed diagnosis attorneys can help you pursue compensation. Contact us for a free no-risk consultation.