Better Awareness, Specialist Access May Help Cut Time to Diagnosis

Better Awareness, Specialist Access May Help Cut Time to Diagnosis

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Better Awareness, Specialist Access May Help Cut Time to Diagnosis

Creating ways to speed the process of getting an accurate diagnosis would help the health outcomes of patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis and other types of vasculitis, a study says. Delays in obtaining an accurate diagnosis are linked to unemployment, the need to travel long distances to a medical center, long wait times to see a specialist, and an initial misdiagnosis. Therefore, greater awareness about the disease, easier healthcare access, and better healthcare provider education is…

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