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Oct 24, 2008

More medical "never event" absurdity

10/24/08 - Buckeye Surgeon   --> Source

The NY Times and National Review are talking about medical "never events" without knowing the facts. A "never event" is supposed to be a medical problem that always occurs by medical neglect or avoidable error. But, this label is applied to such events as falls and surgical infections. Will bad policy become conventional wisdom?

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