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Medical errors: Honesty is the best policy

Medical errors are responsible for several hundred thousand deaths per year, and the tendency has been to keep quiet about them. Doctors and institutions should embrace greater openness about errors in order to learn from them and improve healthcare for everyone. Related Post: The effects of sleep deprivation on surgeons — and their… Sepsis: When infection overwhelms How well does calcium intake really protect your bones? 2 simple ways to ensure you give your kids the right dose of Hospitalization after fainting can do more harm than good The post Medical errors: Honesty is the best policy appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
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