Medical error: the second victim (258kb)
Layla McCay, Albert W Wu
British Journal of Hospital Medicine, Vol. 73, Iss. Sup10, 09 Oct 2012, pp C146 - C148
David, a CT2 doctor in accident and emergency, forgot to check for allergies before prescribing Mr Smith penicillin for his tonsillitis. Mr Smith had an anaphylactic reaction. Later that day, he died. David was distraught.
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