Wall of Silence

Wall of Silence

The Untold Story of the Medical Mistakes That Kill and Injure Millions of Americans

eBook - 2003
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Medical mistakes occur with alarming frequency in this country. Nightly newscasts and daily newspapers tell of botched surgeries, mistaken patient identities, careless overdoses, and neglected diagnoses. You may have dismissed these stories as unfortunate mistakes, misunderstandings, or just isolated incidents with the occasional bad doctor.

Wall of Silence reveals that these medical mistakes are not rare incidents with the occasional bad doctor. In fact, the real-life stories in this book show that medical mistakes are increasing in frequency--and worse, that the system is designed more to cover up these errors than prevent them.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : LifeLine Press ; Lanham, MD : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, 2003.
ISBN: 089526112X
9780895261120
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xx, 259 p.)
Additional Contributors: Singh, Janardan Prasad 1960-
ebrary, Inc
Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK

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