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I'm Sorry -- difficult for doctors

Saying “sorry” is the human thing to do.  Doctors and nurses should say it when they feel it.

Saying “sorry” seems to have two meanings:  1) something bad happened and I understand your emotions  2) something bad happened and I had some connection with the event for which I feel partly responsible.   289 more words

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Medical Care -- research, quality improvement and program evaluation

It sounds like a paradox:  science studying itself.  But, that is exactly what is happening in medicine.  Basic research has led to applications of the research and the applications are studied for effects, benefits and cost.   390 more words

Culture Of Quality