ER doctor discusses role in Ebola patient's initial misdiagnosis.
Dunklin R, Thompson S. Dallas Morning News. December 6, 2014.
This news article reports on the widely publicized delayed diagnosis of Ebola at a Dallas hospital and reveals previously undisclosed details from the emergency room physician who misdiagnosed the patient when he first presented, including information and communication gaps that may have contributed to the failure.
Dallas Ebola case shows even sound plans can fail spectacularly.
Loftis RL. Dallas Morning News. October 5, 2014.
Mother says ER misdiagnosis leads to son's death.
Burcham K. WSOC-TV. November 22, 2013.
Mistakes even good doctors make.
Consumer Reports on Health. November 2013;25:6-7.
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