Journal Article
Commentary

Strengthening the medical error "meme pool."

Mazer BL, Nabhan C. Journal of general internal medicine. 2019;34:2264-2267.

Published estimates on the number preventable medical errors have generated some controversy. This perspective discusses the inaccuracy of these estimates, the role of the media in disseminating them, and how physicians can bring context to conversations on the prevalence of medical error.