Higher error in certain groups?

Vic Nicholls nichollsvi2 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Sep 29 16:44:26 UTC 2014


Politicians and the admin who torture HCP's and us, we'd cheer higher 
error rates.

With all due respect, politicians & admin are like sperm: one in a 
million turns out to be a human.

Vic

On 9/29/2014 11:11 AM, Robert Bell wrote:
> And one other thought, should I add politicians to the list of dignatories with possibly higher error rates?  Would that help the cause?
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> On Sep 28, 2014, at 3:07 PM, "Hoffer, Edward P.,M.D." <EHOFFER at MGH.HARVARD.EDU> wrote:
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>> Anecdotes abound - doctors and nurses caring for health care professionals, particularly those they know and/or who work at their institution, often cut corners or avoid unpleasant procedures. While this is intended as kindness, it often means appropriate care is withheld.
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>> Whether anecdotes truly reflect reality, I have no way of knowing.
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>> Ed
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>> Edward P Hoffer MD, FACP
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>> Robert,
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>> That is an interesting idea. How would it work?
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>> I suspect that HCPs are simply more likely to detect errors than less (health-care-) educated patients. I'd be interested in data, though, or a plan to gather the evidence.
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>> Terry Graedon, PhD
>> The People's Pharmacy
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>> On Sep 26, 2014, at 10:46 PM, Robert Bell <rmsbell at ESEDONA.NET> wrote:
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>>> I have the idea that HCPs, particularly physicians, are more like to be exposed to errors in medicine when they are patients.
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>>> Is there any truth to this and, also are there other groups of patients that are more likely to be involved in errors when patients?
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