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2-MEDICAL ERRORS AND RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PHYSICIAN

Thamer A Hamdan

Basrah Journal of Surgery مجلة البصرة الجراحية
ISSN: 16833589 Year: 2009 Volume: 15 Issue: 2 Pages: 3-9
Publisher: Basrah University جامعة البصرة

Abstract

LEADING ARTICLE The physician is an active member ofthe society. He interacts with it,influences and takes care of it. His dutyis not only to cure patients, but also totake the necessary procedures to reduceerrors and to lessen the harm resultingfrom these errors on the health of thepatient. Such faults and errors may seemtravail, but they are serious however tinythey are because they are related to thedivine and precious life of the humanbeing.

Keywords

MEDICAL --- ERRORS --- RESPONSIBILITY --- PHYSICIAN