Monday, October 25, 2010

Medical Errors and Prescription Drugs are the Leading Cause of Death in US!

Reuters reports:
“Indeed, U.S. data published in 1991 suggested as many as 98,000 deaths per year might be due to medical errors. In the new survey, based on almost 1,700 patients at seven clinics, eight percent said they had experienced ‘a lot’ or ‘severe’ harm from the perceived mistake in care.”