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A Misdiagnosis Can Be Deadly

What you can do when a critically ill loved one’s doctor isn’t sure what’s wrong

It’s the place where patients are most closely monitored and yet a new study shows that intensive care units are where patients are sometimes misdiagnosed. Among the medical problems most frequently misdiagnosed: heart attack and pneumonia.

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