Computers Help to Transform Statistics Into Stories

Berens, Mike
December 2000
Nieman Reports;Winter2000, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p57
Highlights news reporting on medical errors committed by nurses in the United States published by `The Chicago Tribune' newspaper. Overview of the statistics of nursing errors; Databases used in tracking nursing errors.


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