To tell the truth
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- Wu, A.W., Cavanaugh, T.A., McPhee, S.J. et al. J GEN INTERN MED (1997) 12: 770. doi:10.1046/j.1525-1497.1997.07163.x
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While moonlighting in an emergency room, a resident physician evaluated a 35-year-old woman who was 6 months pregnant and complaining of a headache. The physician diagnosed a “mixed tension/sinus headache.” The patient returned to the ER 3 days later with an intracerebral bleed, presumably related to eclampsia, and died.