The Doctors March 28 2012
CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta joined the panel today to talk about the alarming rise in medical mistakes, and the fiction novel he was inspired to write. Plus, meet a teen whose story is a medical miracle. Read all of today’s stories by clicking on the links below.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Monday Mornings Book & Medical ID USB Reviews
CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta joined The Doctors to discuss the reasons behind the dramatic increase in reported medical mistakes. Plus, ways you can help prevent medical staff from harming you in an emergency, and Dr. Gupta’s new book, Monday Mornings.
The Drs: How To Prevent Deadly Medical Mistakes | Dr. Sanjay Gupta
With so many medical mistakes on the rise, what can you do to protect yourself? The Doctors listed four ways you can try to set yourself up for medical success, and though they are easier than you think, doctors say that patients don’t always know the answers to some simple questions about their health.
The Doctors: Doctor Charged With Murder Over Pain Prescriptions
In an unprecedented case, a doctor has been charged with murder in the case of three patients who overdosed on painkillers she prescribed. The Doctors weighed in on the epidemic of prescription pain medicine overdoses, and talked with a mom whose loss inspired her to take action.
The Doctors: VEPTR Titanium Rib Review for VATER Syndrome
VATER Syndrome is a skeletal condition in children that causes their spines and other parts of the anatomy to develop abnormally. Meet a teen who has had to have at least two surgeries a year for his entire life, and the procedure that might finally get him relief.
The Doctors: Teen’s Titanium Rib Implant Surgery Results
Clay and his mother visited The Doctors in studio to share the progress he has made since surgery. His physician was on hand to talk about the prognosis for this inspiring teen.
The Drs: Deep Blue Breath Movie & Taking Charge Of Your Check-Up
While undergoing dozens of surgeries, Clay partnered with the Make a Film Foundation to tell his story in a movie starring Sean Astin that is now inspiring other kids. Plus, one more important way you can prevent medical mistakes in your healthcare.