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Lack of Empathy Triggers Suit Against Surgeon

By Tom A. Augello, CRICO

Related to: Communication, Disclosure + Apology, Surgery, Teamwork Training

Duration: 10:24

This podcast is an episode of Case Studies. You can find other episodes and subscribe using the links to the left.

The patient and his wife felt that the surgeon was not forthcoming with an explanation of what happened and seemed indifferent to the impact on his patient, following conversion to an open procedure and large blood loss.

Also see: Case Study Unexpected Surgical Complication Lack of Empathy Triggers a Lawsuit

February 3, 2011
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