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Sun Aug 12, 2018, 11:15 PM

This One Thing Makes Women More Likely to Die From a Heart Attack - No Female Doctors in The ER

This is crazy.


Women who have had a heart attack have a significantly higher survival rate when a female doctor treats them in the emergency room, a new study of nearly 582,000 cases shows.

In fact, in the sample, 1,500 fewer women would have died—women male doctors treated—if their survival rate was the same as women female physicians treated.

Further, women had a better survival rate with male doctors who have a lot of female colleagues in the ER—though they would still be better off with a female physician.

The findings parallel similar studies of gender differences in medical outcomes, but the difference here is the stakes, says Seth Carnahan, associate professor of strategy at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.


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Judi Lynn Aug 2018 OP
cstanleytech Aug 2018 #1

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Sun Aug 12, 2018, 11:35 PM

1. I am not surprised as alot of male doctors seem more interested in getting to the next patient

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so they can earn more $$$ which then leads to bad care in my opinion.
Thats why even though I am a guy when it came time to find a endocrinologist to help me get my diabetes under better control I choose a women even though there were 7 or 8 male doctors that I could have picked.

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