TITLE

Medical errors increasing because of complexity of care and breakdown in doctor--patient relationship, physician consultant says

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, pE645
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the complexity of medical treatment contribute to the increase of medical errors, according to Dr. John Findley of Carbondale in Colorado at the Canadian Medical Association's 143rd annual meeting on August 22, 2010 in Niagara Falls, Ontario. He said that the transparency and accountability of medical information must be revised to account for the complexity of modern medicine. He added that patient-physician relationship must be improved to provide effective treatment.
ACCESSION #
54101892

 

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