Perspectives on Safety
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Patient Safety in Emergency Medicine, June 2010
Pat Croskerry, MD, PhD, is a professor in emergency medicine at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Trained as an experimental psychologist, Dr. Croskerry went on to become an emergency medicine physician, and found himself surprised by the relatively scant amount of attention given to cognitive errors. He has gone on to become one of the world's foremost experts in safety in emergency medicine and in diagnostic errors. We spoke to him about both.
with commentary by Leo A. Gordon, MD, Surgical Errors, September 2007
There is a slumbering giantone that carries the potential to transform surgical safetymerely waiting to be awakened and freshened up. I refer to the iconic gathering that so readily evokes the surgical "days of the giants"the traditional surgical morbidity and mortality (M&M) conference.