respiratory

Blaming individual doctors for medical errors doesn’t help anyone

In Australia, estimates suggest undesired harmful effects from medication or other intervention such as surgery, known as “adverse events”, occur in around 17% of hospital admissions. This results in up to 18,000 unnecessary deaths and 50,000 temporarily or permanently disabled patients each year. Over 50% of adverse events are the result of medical error. Harms ...

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