In Australia there is an estimated 18,000 deaths and 50,000 permanent disabilities caused by medical practitioners registered with the AMA – every year! This is people dying or being disabled as a direct result of their professional medical treatment, and usually while in hospital.
These statistics are hotly contested but the fact remains that a significant number of people are dying or injured as a direct result of their professional medical care. Worse, nothing seems to be changing.
These deaths and disabilities are generally the result of incompetence, often related to not following existing procedures. This includes doctors prescribing wrong … Continue reading