Dr. Charles Hirsch, under whom I trained, said few people have 20 years’ experience. Lots of people have one year’s experience repeated 20 times.
Some people spend years repeating their errors, Hirsch said. They don’t keep up with changes in their fields.
Doctors are required to keep up. Each...
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“What looks like neglect from my perspective is sometimes the best people can do given the tools and capabilities they have,” one of my colleagues said.
The comment was part of a debate about whether inadequate care of an elderly relative rose to the level of homicidal neglect:
When a 94-year-old woman who lived...
When a child dies from a head injury, an “undetermined” manner-of-death certification may be seen as an act of cowardice or an act of courage.
Brookelynn Palmer, the 13-month-old daughter of Dorothy Palmer of Westminster, was pronounced dead at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora on May 20, 2013.