UK MDs DOA when it comes to note-taking

Spooner, Mary Helen
October 2003
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/28/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 9, p953
Academic Journal
Focuses on a training program offered by Bond Solon, a company in London, England that trains expert witnesses, for doctors and nurses to take better notes in order to improve patient care and help reduce medical negligence claims. Reason for the eagerness of British hospitals to improve staffers' record-keeping skills; Total amount of bill reached by the National Health Service for such claims in 2002; Problem posed by a lack of consistency in the use of medical acronyms, according to Mark Solon, a solicitor and creative director at Bond Solon.


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