Wall of Silence The Untold Story of the Medical Mistakes That Kill and Injure Millions of Americans

ISBN-10: 089526112X

ISBN-13: 9780895261120

Edition: 2003

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A call to arms for families who have had loved ones disabled or dying in the pursuit of medical treatment...Well written and researched ...highlights this timely topic in a unique way that will evoke the reader's own experience. --Former First Lady Rosalyn Carter
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Regnery Publishing, Incorporated, An Eagle Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/28/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Preface
Breaking the Silence
Shattering Losses
The Human Face of Medical Mistakes
A Million Deaths a Decade
What Is a Medical Mistake?
Why Do Medical Mistakes Happen?
Breeding Grounds for Error
"A Nurse Saved My Life"
Death by Decimal
The Silent White Line
A Culture of Coverup
Don't Ask, Don't Tell
Courage to Change the Things We Can
Making Health Care Safe
Honesty, Healing, and Hope
Taking Matters into Their Own Hands
Brick by Brick: Tearing Down the Wall
Protecting Yourself
Notes
Index
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