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To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System

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Experts estimate that as many as 98,000 people die in any given year from medical errors that occur in hospitals. That's more than die from motor vehicle accidents, breast cancer, or AIDS-three causes that receive far more public attention. Indeed, more people die annually from medication errors than from workplace injuries. Add the financial cost to the human tragedy, and medical error easily rises to the top ranks of urgent, widespread public problems. To Err Is Human breaks the silence that has surrounded medical errors ...

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To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System
2000, National Academies Press, Washington, D.C.

ISBN-13: 9780309068376

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To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System
2000, National Academies Press, Washington

ISBN-13: 9780309261746

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