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Author Dunbar, James A

Title Deadly healthcare / James Dunbar, Prasuna Reddy, Stephen May
Published Bowen Hills, Qld. : Australian Academic Press, 2011
Bowen Hills, Qld., 2011


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 W'PONDS  610.99432 Patel Dun/Dhe  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL  610.99432 Patel Dun/Dhe  AVAILABLE
 MELB  610.99432 Patel Dun/Dhe  AVAILABLE
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Description ix], 194 pages ; 23 cm
regular print
Series Medical Humanities collection PAH
Medical Humanities collection PAH
Contents Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Dr Death -- ch. 2 ̀Dazed and distressed' -- ch. 3 ̀Doctors don't have germs' -- ch. 4 ̀He doesn't bother for others' -- ch. 5 A Sad Parade of Management Failures -- ch. 6 The Self-Obsessed ̀Super Surgeon' -- ch. 7 A Compulsion to Operate -- ch. 8 Getting Away With It -- ch. 9 A Quality of Care Somewhat Lacking -- ch. 10 Rogue Doctors on the Loose -- ch. 11 It's All About Outcomes -- ch. 12 Desperately Seeking Surgeons -- ch. 13 Something Starts to Happen -- ch. 14 Deadly Healthcare -- ch. 15 Burgeoning Bureaucracy -- ch. 16 A Matter of Judgment -- ch. 17 The Aftermath
Summary The story of Australia's own 'Dr Death', Jayant Patel, is symptomatic of a tidal wave heading towards all modern healthcare systems. In this absorbing book, the authors have ploughed through the mass of public inquiry data, interviewing key figures to reveal in gripping detail how it happened, who was to blame, and how it can be avoided
Analysis Biography & autobiography (Australia)
Medicine (Australia)
Notes "Rogue surgeons, overburdened hospitals, medical mismanagement, burgeoning bureaucracy, doctor shortages ..."--Cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [175]-185) and index
Notes Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at the publisher's home page
SUBJECT Patel, Jayant M
Patel, Jayant, 1936-
Patel, Jayant
Patel, Jayant Mukundray.
Subject Bundaberg Base Hospital
Medical care -- Australia.
Physicians -- Malpractice -- Australia -- Bundaberg (Qld.)
Physicians -- Malpractice -- Australia -- Queensland -- Bundaberg
Professional Misconduct.
Health Services Administration.
SUBJECT Queensland. (Malpractice)
Queensland. (Professional Misconduct)
Queensland. (Health Services Administration)
Author May, Stephen, 1961-
Reddy, Prasuna, 1956-
ISBN 1921513756
9781921513756 (paperback)