SAMUEL A. LEVINE, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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To err is human. What physician has had a perfect score in practice? Only he who is not aware of the mistakes he has made. It would be well if we could learn from our own or others' experiences—and especially from the errors that we all make—in order to avoid repetitions of these costly blunders. The pitfalls in the care of cardiacs are numerous, some vital and others of little importance. The purpose of this discussion is to review some errors that I have been responsible for or that I see going on in the general practice of cardiology. Some
LEVINE SA. PITFALLS IN THE CARE OF CARDIACS11. Ann Intern Med. ;42:1270–1279. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-42-6-1270
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1955;42(6):1270-1279.
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