A 17-year-old young man had a determination of prothrombin time(PT) for a minor surgical intervention. The final value in percentage for the PT was 65% for a value of 15 seconds. Liver function tests and hepatic sonogram were normal. No drugs or coagulation deficits were detected.
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Catherine R. Lucey is a very well known expert in clinical reasoning and problem solving. This is a summary from her Conference centered in the conditions to implement a meeting to analyze Diagnostic Error.