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Prevetable death? from a Qc MD

Larry Torrey LTorrey at maine.rr.com
Fri Mar 27 18:26:00 GMT 2009


Sadly, one simply cannot ignore the legal aspects of medical practice. 
I wish it were so, but that's not the reality.

Your medical skills may be able to save this one patient.  Your medical 
skills combined with a good medico-legal sense will allow you to 
continue to save others.

LT


Gross, Ronald wrote:
> There y'all go again with the lawyers - where the hell is the patient
> in all of this.  One question in 2 parts: 1. you have the ability to
> save the patient and you don't, and your lawyer friend knows that -
> how much money is that gonna cost you? 2. you have the ability to
> save the patient and you don't, and the patient dies, could you ever
> look in the mirror again? Cummon guys, MD means medical doctor, NOT
> meat dealer!
> 
> And now I too will shut up (believve it or not!!!)
> 
> RIG


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