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When we do harm : a doctor confronts medical error / Danielle Ofri.

Ofri, Danielle, (author.).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Clinton PL - Clinton 610.289 OFR (Text) 36806002109450 NEW ITEMS Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 610.289 OFR (Text) 37323005479582 NEW-BKS Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 610.289 OFR (Text) 31951004501018 Main Floor - New Arrivals Reshelving -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780807037881
  • ISBN: 0807037885
  • Physical Description: 262 pages. 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Jumbo jets crashing -- A sea of uncertainty -- Making -- or missing -- the diagnosis -- The fever -- Diagnostic thinking -- The descent -- For the record -- The human consequences -- On the clock -- What you see -- I'll see you in court -- Is there a better way? -- Looking for answers -- Bringing along our brains -- The reckoning -- So what's a patient to do? -- Getting it right.
Summary, etc.:
"Physician and author Danielle Ofri investigates how medical error could be killing 10% of patients and causing 33% of hospital deaths. These stories ask us to reconsider what happens when the medical system does us harm"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Medical errors > United States.
Medical care > United States.
Medical personnel and patient > United States.

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