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Can Doctors Be Trusted?

Can Doctors Be Trusted?




Consumers' Association of Penang

ISBN:  983-104-099-6
Book size: 140 x 110mm
Pages: 48

  • About the Book

    In the book:

    •  The real causes of medical errors
    •  Common medical errors
    •  Medical nightmares in the US
    •  Dead: From an eardrum surgery
    •  Higher risk of death than in a plane crash!
    •  Who’s at higher risk?
    •  Unnecessary tests and operations
    •  Be an informed patient
    •  Doctors DON’T always know best
    •  What can you do?


    Medical errors may be the No. 2 killer in Malaysia  /  The real causes of medical errors (sidebar)  /  Common medical errors (sidebar)  /  More Malaysian cases  /  Medical nightmares in the US  /  Dead: From an eardrum surgery  /  Higher risk of death than in a plane crash!  /  Who’s at higher risk?  /  Unnecessary tests and operations  /  Be an informed patient (sidebar)  /  CAP’s recommendations  /  Doctors DON’T always know best  /  What can you do?

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