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By Sanjaya Kumar MD

every year as many as 98,000 sufferer deaths ensue within the U.S. due to preventable scientific error in hospitals. Preventable scientific blunders on my own influence or damage at the least five million american citizens each year, costing greater than $17-21 billion. those sobering information from the Institute of medication (IOM) and the Institute for Healthcare development (IHI) supply a glimpse right into a nationwide drawback that harms or kills thousands of blameless humans every day. yet they're merely anonymous, faceless numbers and cannot illustrate the human rate at the back of the knowledge. additionally, they just show the matter and never the underlying reasons or strength solutions.

Fatal Care takes readers in the back of the records and into the lives of these who've skilled, first hand, the effect of what those numbers signify. Their person tales include all the drama and pressure present in well known clinical sequence tv productions. The pix of those flesh-and-blood characters and their households will resonate with readers and draw them into the occasions and their lives. Readers may be reminded of individuals of their personal lives who've had comparable experiences.

Fatal Care is exclusive and in contrast to different healthcare-related books, mixing precise, real-life dramas that illustrate gaps within the healthcare process with genuine details and research for healthcare shoppers and pros. each case during this booklet brings to existence the chain of occasions that resulted in mishaps, and proposes suggestions to avoid destiny blunders and shield destiny patients.

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