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How well does decision support software perform in the emergency department?
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    Diagnostic decision support in the ED: practical considerations
    • Padmanabhan Ramnarayan, Specialist Registrar, Paediatrics
    • Other Contributors:
      • Gautam Kulkarni, Amanda Tomlinson and Joseph Britto

    Dear Editor

    Graber's article raises several valid points about the provision of diagnostic decision support in the ED.[1] The Emergency Depertment (ED) is one setting where reaching the correct diagnosis - for simple clinical problems and unusual ones - may reduce the burden of diagnostic error and its costly adverse consequences.[2]

    In Graber's study, QMR and ILIAD were tested for their diagnostic accu...

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