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Accountability

Patient Safety and Policy Reform

Accountability( )
Editor: Sharpe, Virginia A.
Series title:Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Ser.
ISBN:978-1-58901-230-1
Publication Date:Sep 2004
Publisher:Georgetown University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $49.95
Book Description:

According to a recent Institute of Medicine report, as many as 98,000 Americans die each year as a result of medical error -- a figure higher than deaths from automobile accidents, breast cancer, or AIDS. That astounding number of fatalities does not include the number of those serious mistakes that are grievous and damaging but not fatal. Who can forget the tragic case of 17-year-old Jésica Santillán, who died after receiving a heart-lung transplant with an incompatible blood type?...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Health Care Delivery
Medical / Health Policy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches



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