How the victim of a medical error learned to face his own mistake


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  • commented 2017-01-15 13:17:23 -0500
    In the above case, the pt was aware it was a teaching hospital, aware the medical student was just that, a student. it takes courage to show a pt you are only human as well, and may misjudge or be unsure of yourself. We are taught to present ourselves to pts as knowledegable, capable medical professionals but the reality is, we are not perfect and mistakes may happen.
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