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Dr. Ken's Corner: Second Opinions No Longer an Afterthought

Posted by Ken Teufel M.D. on Apr 27, 2017 10:42:01 AM

Coming up with the correct diagnosis a hundred percent of the time is not easy.  In fact, it's downright impossible.

According to a recent study, more than 20% of patients seeking a second opinion at the Mayo Clinic were found to be misdiagnosed by their primary care provider (Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, April 4, 2017).

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