…more often than you think, in this case of ectopic pregnancies:
While the reports of such mistakes are uncommon, the authors say there is evidence it is a broader problem. Not only has use of methotrexate boomed, but some research indicates the initial diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy ends up being wrong in 40% of cases.
Ectopic pregnancy is serious business, as this is a true example of a mother’s life being at risk. Still, it is necessary to be reminded of how doctors are not God. They make mistakes.by