Featured In This Issue of ENT TodaySeptember 2014
Draft legislation that would allow board-certified physicians to practice in multiple states through an interstate licensure compact is getting closer to finalization. The measure would make it much easier for physicians licensed in one state to treat patients in other states, whether in person, by videoconference, or online. ...
Every physician has probably incorrectly diagnosed a patient at some point over the course of his or her career. In general, the rate of medical misdiagnosis is estimated to be about 10% to 15% (Arch Intern Med. 2005;165:1493-1499). A 2014 study found that two-thirds of 681 respondents to an online survey conducted by the AAO-HNS reported an event in the last six months that they felt should not have happened (Otol Head Neck Surg. 2014;150:779-784)....
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