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May 05, 2014

One more reason to think about getting a second opinion

"Odds your doctor has misdiagnosed you? Frighteningly high".

(Well, it's "only" five percent. But if you're in the five percent, the consequences could be severe.)

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Jack PQ

My concern is that misdiagnosis could be positively correlated between MDs. If this is the case, getting a second (or third) opinion may not be of much help.

I suspect it is NOT the case, but I'd feel better if I saw evidence.

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