After The Error: Speaking Out About Patient Safety To Save Lives by Susan MciverAfter The Error: Speaking Out About Patient Safety To Save Lives by Susan Mciver

After The Error: Speaking Out About Patient Safety To Save Lives

bySusan Mciver

Paperback | April 1, 2013

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In a series of true stories from across Canada, this collection seeks to point out the considerable human toll that medical errors cause. Victims of medical errors and their families who speak out often do so at considerable emotional, psychological, and financial expense. But their willingness to share their harrowing stories has helped to lay the foundation for numerous patient safety programs and continues to identify problems, provide solutions, and raise awareness. These emotional and moving stories underline serious issues with medical errors while empowering patients.

Susan McIver holds a Ph.D. in entomology/microbiology, was a professor at the University of Toronto with appointments to the Faculty of Medicine, and a department chair at the University of Guelph. Subsequently, she served as a community coroner in British Columbia. She is also the author of Medical Nightmares: The Human Face of Errors...
Title:After The Error: Speaking Out About Patient Safety To Save LivesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:April 1, 2013Publisher:ECW PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1770411100

ISBN - 13:9781770411104

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After the Error: Speaking Out About Patient Safety To Save Lives will be a real eye-opener for most of us." —Alan Shanoff, Toronto Sun