Some 24,000 Canadians will die this year from medical mistakes. Even the most temperate doctors call this an epidemic. Why these mishaps persist despite, and even because of, medicine’s growing sophistication

Walrus Magazine| The Errors of Their Ways by Rachel Giese

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