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Forensics: A nurse practitioner and a MD. Another horror story from the bruise pattern experts.

This comes out of Milwaukee WI. Two married docs. Adopting a baby. A visit to the ER. Then the Inquisition started. Falsified records, a bitemarker-like MD who lectures about “saving the children,” inept child abuse advocates, and a reporter who did his job. 67 more words


Our Leaders' Failures in Patient Safety

As I’ve aged, I’ve come to place a high value on having mentors. I’ve always seen the benefit of having mentors and I’ve been so fortunate to have some great ones along the way. 455 more words

Patient Safety

Tough Times

“fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” 106 more words

On Medical Errors and Negligence

Medical professionals like everybody else are prone to errors. These errors are pretty much an essential part of being human. No one is infallible and therefore to expect our clinicians to be free from mistakes is foolishness. 690 more words

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Murder, Muttering and Medical Malpractice

There was, to be honest, only one point in the day when I was in danger of becoming over-excited. This was during the phone call from the surgery which told me that the doctor had returned my prescription request as I’d only had a prescription issued on the 7th of this month and it was therefore January before I could have a renewal. 381 more words

A Gathering Crowd: Collective Intelligence and Medicine, William Davis

In the United States, as in many other locales throughout the world, “seeing a doctor” no longer requires physically going to an office. From phone and text communication, to video consultations, twenty-first century medicine involves… 2,939 more words