Medical Bluders and Miracles (1) Nurses.

Doctors are not Gods. They are wonderful people with great training. But, they are still people who make mistakes. From now on, we will introduce some of the frequent blunders and some of the most wonderful miracles. Here is the first one.

“Doctors are likely to underestimate the danger of frequently changing nurses or having insufficient nurses. When you select a hospital and a doctor, tell them that this is an important issue. Statistics seem to demonstrate that many (a great many) medical accidents and blunders happen due to this. Doctors do not seem to fully understand this. “