Monday, January 11, 2021

Latest posts on Physician's Weekly

The dangerous pitfalls of database research. How did two papers using the same database for retrospective research about infections in laparoscopic cholecystectomy arrive at opposite conclusions? Link.

What can be done about doctors who spread misinformation, especially in a pandemic? A state medical board rises to the occasion. Link.

Jury awards $400,000 in "wrongful prolongation of life" lawsuit. A man with a DNR/DNI order was resuscitated against his wishes leading to two more years of a life of pain and disability. Link.