Potential misdiagnoses of Bell's palsy in the emergency department Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bell Palsy
  • Diagnostic Errors
  • Emergency Service, Hospital

abstract

  • Emergency providers have a very low rate of misdiagnosing Bell's palsy. The association between imaging use and misdiagnosis is likely confounded by patient acuity. Increasing age and diabetes are modest risk factors for misdiagnosis.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3940662

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2013.06.022

PubMed ID

  • 23891413

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 428

end page

  • 34

volume

  • 63

number

  • 4