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LifeLine (Medical Errors) #790877

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 23, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Pittsburgh: Robert Bazell) A new study showing no improvement since a landmark 1999 study on deaths due to medical mistakes reviewed; scenes shown of a University of Pittsburgh Medical School simulator using a robotic dummy to demonstrate how errors occur. [Harvard School of Public Health Dr. Lucian LEAPE†- comments.] [University of Pittsburgh Dr. John SCHAEFER††- comments on the demonstration.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Bazell, Robert
Duration:
00:02:30

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