Late Follow Up Miffed Patient in 1821 Ortho Case
Sep 17, 2012
Nation’s “first malpractice crisis” resulted in 1821, after a horse fell on a man and the surgeon waited a month to visit his patient to see if his attempted hip reduction worked.
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