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Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice - Bacterial Meningitis

22nd November 2010
Physicians are entrusted with the well-being of their patients. But sometimes even doctors make mistakes. These mistakes may sometimes be relatively minor. However there are times that they can be the cause of permanent injuries or even death. These m...
Author: Wendy Moyer
Medical Malpractice

Medical Errors, Mistakes and Misadventures: “What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate”

23rd June 2010
The Institute of Medicine Identifies "Health Illiteracy" as a Root Cause of Medical Error The Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued a report on April 8, 2004 [IOM Health Literacy: A Prescription to End Confusion] stating that as many as 90 million America...
Author: Moshe Sharon