TITLE

What Do We Really Know About Neurological Misdiagnosis in the Emergency Department?

AUTHOR(S)
Self, Wesley H.; Pang, Peter S.; Edlow, Jonathan A.; Rothman, Richard E.; Barsan, William G.; Wachtler, Janice; Bell, Peter A.; Brabson, Thomas; Caplan, Louis R.
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Feb2008, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p252
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including the evaluation of dizziness in the emergency department (ED), the diagnosis of dizziness in patients and the comment of Dr. Caplan that patients with acute neurological problems are at risk if the neurologist have not seen them and they go to the emergency department.
ACCESSION #
28841088

 

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