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Diagnostic Process in Hospitalized Pediatric Patients

  • Barbara E. Strassberg
  • Celeste M. Madden
  • Frank A. Oski

Abstract

Although much emphasis is placed on the need to establish a diagnosis, both in undergraduate and graduate education, very little information is present in the medical literature concerning the outcome of the diagnostic process, particularly among a group of consecutive hospital admissions.

Keywords

Hospital Stay Correct Diagnosis Body System Diagnostic Process Incorrect Diagnosis 
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    Bongiovanni AM: Hospitalization of children in the United States. Mod Prob Pediatr 9:113, 1965.Google Scholar
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    Wexler JR, Swender PT, Tunnessen WW, Oski FA: Impact of a system of computer-assisted diagnosis. Am J Dis Child 129:203, 1975.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Barbara E. Strassberg
    • 1
  • Celeste M. Madden
  • Frank A. Oski
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsState University of New York, Upstate Medical CentreSyracuseUSA
  2. 2.Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA

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