Late Joan Rivers’ throat procedure which led to her death on September 4 this year was already completed before her brain started losing oxygen and there were no underlying causes to explain the star’s death, a source close to the investigation has told TMZ. 195 more words
Tags » Human Error
Five years ago, I was surprised by the elegance of a surgical resident’s comment about electronic medical records (EMRs). “Turn off the sound with every activity in this hospital but the computer mouse,” he said, “and you will be deafened by the solitary sound of mouse clicks.” 2,074 more words
Why, when we make a human error, does it make us feel so bad?
I am not talking about “Oops, I accidentally chopped off your finger, excuse me!” I am talking about: “I accidentally gave you the wrong address/wrong phone number/wrong date or time for something-something” Why does it make us feel so inadequate? 425 more words