When Doctors Get It Wrong

We’re only human

Zed Bee
Zed Bee
Jun 11, 2021 · 4 min read
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I remember one particular patient I looked after back when I first started as a doctor. It was on a specialty ward but we were used to having an overspill of “general medical” patients when the hospital was under pressure.

This patient had a long extended admission which can sometimes happen in hospital. People come in for one thing, then we find something else, or…