Med.Inter.Rev. 2015, 104, 164-168.

Some eclectic thoughts on „Strong versus wrong medicine” and on the poetical, hiStorical and literary perspectives of malpractice and medical errors


Section of Rehabilitation Medicine, Reuth Medical Center, Tel Aviv, & Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, ISRAEL

The cornerstones of medicine are both scientific and humanistic. To err is human but physicians’ malpractice or erroneous performances bear fatal consequences. This review brings
eclectic reminiscences of these topics from a „medical humanities“ viewpoint.

Keywords: poetry, history, malpractice, errors of medicine

Oryginal language: English

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