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Morbidity & Mortality Conference, a post mortem

When things go wrong in medicine, as they invariably do, we try to figure out what went wrong, and why.  We try to learn if there’s anything we could have done better and what we should do next time. 1,638 more words


Medical Errors Third Leading Cause of Death


Medical Errors Third Leading Cause of Death, Senators Told.

Subcommittee chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders, (I-VT), called the hearing to publicize statistics showing that preventable medical errors in hospitals…

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Medical Tourism: A Matter of Trust in Strange Lands

Sex change in Thailand, eyelid surgery in South Korea—this is truly an era of médecins sans frontiers.

Patients across the world are no longer encumbered by boundaries, time zones, and jet fuel to seek treatment. 890 more words


Wrong medicines, stillborns, suicides in spotlight

Courier Mail Renee Viellaris, Kay Dibben 22 June 2014

MORE than 21 internal investigations into patient deaths, injury and stillborns have been launched at Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service in the past 18 months. 31 more words

Forensic Pathology

Snow and Surgery

Yesterday I had oral surgery and today it snowed. I don’t think there is any real connection but the alliteration of surgery and snow was interesting, and snow on June 17 is certainly interesting. 1,125 more words

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Benefits of Keeping Your Medical Records in One Place

Storing your medical records, receipts and prescription slips in one place can save you money, and maybe even your life.

Let a loved one know where they are. 249 more words