In many areas where accidents happen, you'll find that human error plays a big role. Despite calling them "accidents," these events take place for a reason. Most often, it's because someone made a mistake. For instance, human error causes most car accidents, leading to thousands and thousands of deaths every year.
No matter what type of cancer you have, it is important for your doctor to diagnose it properly, as soon as possible. When medical professionals make mistakes that result in a delayed diagnosis or a misdiagnosis, it can be fatal.
We've reached a point in the development of medical technology and tactics that infants should almost always survive childbirth. Infant mortality rates should be incredibly low.
Many issues in the doctor's office, such as a failure to make a proper diagnosis, happen because of miscommunication. If your doctor does not really know what is going on with your care, he or she could make mistakes that could have been avoided.