Of all the bad news physicians give patients, “I’m sorry” seems the most dangerous. Here, we look at how to confront disclosure and why the gold standard treatment for a medical error should be an apology
By Heidi Mandel PhD, DPM, Steven Mandel MD, and Zac Haughn
Launched in January 2002, Practical Neurology strives to enhance quality of care and improve the daily operation of neurology practices. Each month, our experts explain the real-world significance of recent advances in neurologic science and offer step-by-step advice on how to overcome the clinical and business challenges neurologists face. Our straightforward, how-to articles give neurologists tools they can put into practice right away.