Misdiagnosis: when your doctor is not listening
It’s estimated 140,000 people have medical issues misdiagnosed in Australia every year, and as many as 4000 end in death.
We’re joined by Mary Dahm from the ANU’s Institute for Communication in Healthcare, and Jen M, a person who has been misdiagnosed.
A new study has looked into how and why misdiagnosis happen; we speak with the researchers to find out what to do if you suspect you’re being misdiagnosed or not being listened to by your medical practitioner.
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