Observational Study
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World J Gastrointest Surg. Nov 27, 2014; 6(11): 229-234
Published online Nov 27, 2014. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v6.i11.229
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Figure 3 Percentage of correct diagnoses made with 3 differential diagnoses vs 1-2 differential diagnoses. The use of 3 differential diagnoses among the surgical team (FY1, SHO, SROC, and Consultant) improved diagnostic accuracy by 8.1% (73.3% vs 65.2%). Referring physicians did not follow this trend. GP: General practitioner; IP: In-patient referrer; FY1: Foundation year-1; SHO: Senior house officer; SROC: Surgical registrar on-call.