TITLE

Ontario probe finds concern in hundreds of Windsor pathology cases

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, pE667
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on an investigation in Ontario regarding more than 6,000 cases of incorrect mastectomy at three hospitals in Windsor. According to the investigators, medical experts found disagreements in the 221 original diagnoses by doctor Olive Williams. It says that investigators calls on the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario to reconsider the competency of Williams. Egidio Sovran of Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital relates that they are sorry that the errors occurred.
ACCESSION #
54103200

 

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