Washington-Post Washington Post: Doctor believes standard hospital care could have averted the death of his mother by Jonathan Welch ER physician Jonathan Welch struggles to find the best course of action when medical mistakes touch his own family.
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The Journal of the American Medical Association Learning to Care about Patient Safety by Elaine Besancon Patient safety often takes a backseat in medical education but is at the forefront for patients and families.
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Propublica What a New Doctor Learned About Medical Mistakes From Her Mom’s Death As a medical student, Elaine Goodman saw her mother’s safety compromised by multiple medical errors. As a physician, she tries to incorporate lessons learned into her own medical practice.
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The Power of Wholeness by Rachel Naomi Remen Our power to heal extends beyond our power to cure.
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New York Times NY Times: When Medical Students Make Errors From day one, medical students learn, “first, do no harm”. When do we learn to talk about the harm that occurs despite our best efforts?
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Medscape Mistakes in Medical School by Thomas Robey A medical student reflects on one mistake he’ll never make again.
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WebM&M How Do Providers Recover from Errors? By Colin P. West After committing an error, physicians experience increased rates of depression, increased burnout, and decreased quality of life. What is the standard of care for these “second victims” of medical mistakes?
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New York Times NY Times: Losing My Leg to a Medical Error The sudden appearance of mysterious symptoms causes one doctor to look back at the medical error that ultimately cost him his leg.
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KevinMD Reducing the emotional impact of medical malpractice by Kevin Pho The impact of malpractice lawsuits extends beyond the wallet.
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