Patrick Malone Patient Safety Newsletter - April 2011

In this issue: Why "What Else Can It Be?" Is So Important to Ask; What Else You Need to Ask the Uncertain Doctor; Why Good Doctors Are Vulnerable to Misdiagnosis; and Check Out Our Previous Tips.

We have all taken a sick child (or a parent, or a spouse, or ourselves) to a doctor's office or emergency room looking for answers to worrisome symptoms. But what if, when the time comes, there are no answers?

This newsletter is about life-saving questions we can ask to start a dialog, a conversation, to make sure the doctor hasn't overlooked something that could cause a terrible injury.

Consider this common scenario: You've waited for a long time, in both the waiting room, and in the cramped examination room. The doctor comes in, asks a few questions, does a brief exam, and then ... the doctor shrugs and says, "It's probably ... nothing."

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