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Doctor’s diagnosis, version 2.0

Scienceline, January 10, 2008
At least one in 12 patients who die has been diagnosed incorrectly, according to a 2003 analysis published in The Journal of the American Medical Association. Yet when trying to figure out difficult cases, doctors rarely use the highly accurate computer systems designed to help with the identification of ailments.