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15 More Indications are Eligible for a Second Opinion Procedure

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15 More Indications are Eligible for a Second Opinion Procedure

Source: IQWIG

Medical second opinions on another 15 issues is to be covered by public health insurance in Germany.

A Second Medical Opinion: More Certainty or Doubt?

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A Second Medical Opinion: More Certainty or Doubt?

The German parties CDU/CSU and SPD would like patients to get 2nd opinions before some elective procedures. Will it help to make right decisions?

Neurology

Why Is Back Pain Misdiagnosed So Often?

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Why Is Back Pain Misdiagnosed So Often?

Back pain is one of the most common complaints. But although the problem is so widespread, wrong diagnoses are quite frequent.

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