Is surgery safer at a teaching hospital?
Webster H. US News & World Report. October 27, 2014.
This magazine article explores whether receiving care at a teaching hospital affects patient safety and highlights how the demands of the educational process can actually augment safety, as attendings at these institutions typically remain up-to-date on new evidence to respond to students' questions and supervision is required for students performing procedures.
Needlestick injuries among surgeons in training.
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Surgical error at Tufts prompts widespread changes.
Kowalczyk L. Boston Globe. August 31, 2014.
At surgery clinic, rush to save Joan Rivers's life.
Hartocollis A, Goodman JD. New York Times. September 9, 2014.
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