Cases of negligence

December 2015
Arab American News;12/26/2015, Vol. 31 Issue 1559/1560, p5
The article focuses on cases of negligence committed by medical personnel. Topics covered the importance for patients and their families of ask questions and ensure they understand every step of the treatment process to avoid medical errors, the responsibility of the physician as well as the significance for the physician and the patient to work together to avoid mishaps, and how the seeking second opinions from other doctors also helps build trust between a physician and patient.


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