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Women More Likely to Experience Delayed Diagnosis in Heart Conditions than Men

According to a report, women were 52 percent more likely to experience delayed diagnosis during emergency medical services than men. The emergency medical services’ delay came while transporting the patient to the hospital. No apparent evidence to why this delay was given. However, the article did claim heart conditions in women may not be readily diagnosed by physicians and thus lead to a slower medical response. This becomes a major concern because women’s health depends on timely medical treatment. Delay could lead to serious medical harm.

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