Your Doctor's Gut May Be More Accurate Than Your Symptoms


By Molly Grady


A British study says doctors should trust their gut.

Researchers found a physician's intuition can sometimes be more accurate than symptoms.

Scientists tracked pediatricians who scheduled follow up tests for patients even though examinations showed nothing was wrong.

In a handful of cases the children ended up having a serious infection.

The doctors in those cases said they followed a feeling that something was wrong.




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