I have a "hidden" infection?  Medical terms used by doctors often confusing to patients

I have a “hidden” infection? Medical terms used by doctors often confusing to patients

The words some doctors use are often misunderstood by patients and their families, leaving them confused and vulnerable, researchers say. In a study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Network Open, researchers at the University of Minnesota found that the language doctors often use doesn’t translate easily into everyday English. A positive test result, for …

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