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Dear Medlibbers:

       As Dave Hester would say, Yuuuuuuuuppp!

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2016/05/03/researchers-medical-errors-now-third-leading-cause-of-death-in-united-states/

Cheers,
Brooke

On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 9:23 AM, Backyard Birds <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Interesting Canadian report. Are there comparable statistics for the US?
> One in 18 Canadian patients suffer from preventable hospital errors, report
> finds
>
> From getting the wrong drug to developing an infection, 138,000 people
> suffered from a harmful event in 2014-15.
>
> https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2016/10/26/one-in-18-
> canadians-suffer-from-preventable-hospital-errors-report-finds.html
>
>
> Christine Marton, PhD.
> [log in to unmask]
> https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=CvVYVNcAAAAJ&hl=en
> https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Christine_Marton/publications
>



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Brooke Johnson
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South Baylo University Virginia Branch
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