November 1, 2011

Physicians Show Bias When Diagnosing Stomach Problems


Bias plays a role in the diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and increases the likelihood of GERD diagnosis, reveals study…"These findings serve as a reminder to all physicians to keep an open mind when patients complain of upper GI pain," says senior author G. Richard Locke, M.D., a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist.

MedIndia, Sheela Philomena, 11/1/11

Tags: GI

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