Missing the Big Picture: The Lewis Blackman Story. Helen Haskell Mothers Against Medical Error www.advocatedirectory.org [email protected] Lewis Blackman. 1985-2000.
Healthy 15-year-old develops severe upper abdominal pain while on NSAID and narcotic pain regimen following elective surgery
Disrespect is the heart of the slow progress in reducing medical errors.
It is time for medical schools to teach respect and teamwork, and for leaders in medicine and the chief executives of hospitals to enforce codes of conduct to ensure that all parties treat one another with respect.
- Delay in diagnosis or treatment
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* “Building A Collective Vision Across the Continuum of Care,” Planetree International, Patient-Centered Care CEO Summit, October 23, 2008Planetree Focus Groups*