1st diagnosis faulty for 20% of patients, Mayo Clinic finds

Two experts say doctors are human, suggest seriously ill get 2nd opinions

Posted: April 9, 2017 at 3:31 a.m.
Updated: April 9, 2017 at 3:31 a.m.

More than 20 percent of patients who sought a second opinion at one of the nation's premier medical institutions had been misdiagnosed by their primary care providers, according to new research.

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