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Surgical accountability in the 1880s: the death of Susan Nixon.

Watters GR, Walker DR. Surgical accountability in the 1880s: the death of Susan Nixon. ANZ J Surg. 2005;75(8). doi:10.1111/j.1445-2197.2005.03501.x.

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August 31, 2005
Watters GR, Walker DR. ANZ J Surg. 2005;75(8).

Using an account of surgical error from nineteenth-century Australia, the authors draw parallels with how medical mistakes and accountability are discussed today.

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Watters GR, Walker DR. Surgical accountability in the 1880s: the death of Susan Nixon. ANZ J Surg. 2005;75(8). doi:10.1111/j.1445-2197.2005.03501.x.