Diagnostic Error in Stroke—Reasons and Proposed Solutions

@article{Bakradze2018DiagnosticEI,
  title={Diagnostic Error in Stroke—Reasons and Proposed Solutions},
  author={Ekaterina Bakradze and Ava L. Liberman},
  journal={Current Atherosclerosis Reports},
  year={2018},
  volume={20},
  pages={1-13}
}
Purpose of ReviewWe discuss the frequency of stroke misdiagnosis and identify subgroups of stroke at high risk for specific diagnostic errors. In addition, we review common reasons for misdiagnosis and propose solutions to decrease error.Recent FindingsAccording to a recent report by the National Academy of Medicine, most people in the USA are likely to experience a diagnostic error during their lifetimes. Nearly half of such errors result in serious disability and death. Stroke misdiagnosis is… 
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