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When a surgeon should just say 'I'm sorry'.

Cohen E.

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April 6, 2016
Cohen E.

Poor communication regarding medical errors can contribute to patient and family frustration and fear. Reporting on a case involving disclosure of a wrong-site surgery, this news article describes a resolution program to help patients cope after a preventable error. The program includes apology, disclosure, and explanation of what occurred as well as financial compensation.

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Cohen E.