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A BMJ report earlier this year declared that 1 in 3 hospital deaths were the result of medical errors. A flurry of headlines about the dangers of hospitals soon followed. Just what is a medical error? What are the dangers of being in a hospital? And what can we do about it? We talk about these questions in today's episode.  Resources: BMJ on medical error KATZ scale To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System Hospital at Home Be sure and subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher if you haven’t already.  And you know we’d appreciate it so much if you would tell your friends about 2 Docs Talk! Listen on iTunes Listen on Stitcher Now Available on Google Play Music!

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