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Medical Errors and Medical Narcissism

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ISBN-10: 0763783617

ISBN-13: 9780763783617

Edition: 2005

Authors: John D. Banja

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Disclosing a harm-causing medical error can be one of the most anguishing conversations a healthcare professional can have. In addition to fears that disclosure might lead to a lawsuit, a harm-causing error can also assault the professional's sense of competency and adequacy. Often, the necessary conversation between healthcare professional and patient or family is avoided or conducted very poorly. Medical Errors and Medical Narcissism examines the concept of "medical narcissism" and how error disclosure to patients and families is often compromised by the health professional's need to preserve his or her self-esteem at the cost of honoring the patient's right to the unvarnished truth…    
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Book details

List price: $106.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 12/13/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 229
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

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