Collateral Damage Speaking Out About Hospital Error Patient Safety

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Healthcare Whisperer welcomes Dan Walter, author of "Collateral Damage; A Patient, A New Procedure and the Learning Curve." This book is the story of his wife and what went wrong when she underwent treatment for a heart condition. As it states on the book jacket, "It is the gripping story of a nurse’s struggle to survive her own stay at one of the country's top hospitals." This is the story about what happens when something goes wrong in the hospital. It is the story of the hospital closing ranks and the difficulty in obtaining factual information. It is the story of the search for answers to a medical mistake when no one wants to help. It is the story of trying to keep your loved one from suffering any further. This is a show you don't want to miss. The information may some day safe your life! Collateral Damage: Speaking Out About Hospital Error, Patient Safety and Fighting Back.

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