To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System, Volume 6

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National Academy Press, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 287 pages
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As many as 98,000 people die each year from medical errors that occur in hospitals. That's more than die from motor vehicle accidents, breast cancer, and AIDS -- making medical errors the fifth leading cause of death in this country. The Institute of Medicine now seeks to improve the quality of care in America by focusing on the facts and making wide-ranging recommendations. We know that skilled and caring professionals can -- and do -- make mistakes because, after all, to err is human. It's time to build a better system.

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This is not a fun read, but it is an enlightening and very important read for anyone who has dealings with the American health system. Read full review

Contents

A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO IMPROVING
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FROM LEGAL DISCOVERY
109
Background and Methodology
205
Copyright

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