Trust Me, I'm a Doctor
We trust our doctor without hesitation. But sometimes, that trust can cost us our Health, or worse…
Nothing is precious to us as our Health, but unfortunately throughout life we encounter injury, accidents, and illnesses, which force us to depend on the medical system for our well-being. What happens when the Medical system is less than dependable? What can we do when our Doctors and Health Practitioners make mistakes?
Dr. Mendes, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, shines a light on the little-known world of medical malpractice. He uses his experience to lay out five mental attitudes that cause doctors to make mistakes, and which can sometimes lead to shocking consequences. Dr. Mendes explores the fascinating legal aspects of medical malpractice cases, all woven into readable stories based on the case studies.
Intended for anyone who has had any interaction, good or bad, with the world of medicine, this book provides a glimpse into a frightening world – but one which is so crucial to uncover. Between its pages you will find interesting stories accompanied by insightful analysis, and between its lines you will learn how you yourself can avoid being at the center of a malpractice lawsuit.