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Medical Errors Skyrocketing

 backsurgery jpg 0Results from a new survey indicate that medical errors and disorganized medical doctor visits are reaching extreme highs. According to the findings, 34 percent of patients in the US received wrong medication, improper treatment or incorrect or delayed test results in the previous two years. These rates were 30 percent in Canada, 27 percent in Australia and 22 percent in Britain. In the case of disorganized care from a doctor’s office, the US came in the highest at 33 percent, then came Canada and Britain and Australia at 24, 19 and 19 percent respectively.

Source: Reuters. November 2005.