Did You Know? - Health Insurance Fact: The Harvard Medical Practice Study reported that four percent of hospitalized patients suffered an injury due to treatment and that two-thirds of these were caused by errors. Extrapolating to the nation as a whole, it was estimated that approximately one million Americans are injured by errors in treatment in hospitals each year (Lucian Leape, Harvard School of Public Health).
Doctor's Realm Quote of the day: If you do everything you should do, and do not do anything you should not do, you will, according to the best available statistics, live exactly eighteen hours longer than you would otherwise. -- Logain Clendening