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Medicine: Hospital Mistakes #161294

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 04, 1995
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(Studio: Catherine Crier) Report introduced.

(Washington: George Strait) Study in the "Journal of the American Medical Association" on medical mistakes in the nation's hospitals and their consequences examined. [Harvard School of Public Health Dr. Lucian LEARE - cites statistics on medical error.] Errors in the dispensing of drugs noted; examples cited. [Medical mistake victim's mother Janet MOORE - reacts.] [Brigham and Women's Hospital Dr. David BATES - shows a computer drug-tracking program.] [Public Citizen Dr. Sidney WOLFE - comments on accountability.]

Crier, Catherine;
Strait, George

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