Bioethikos Podcasts

Document Type

Podcast

Publication Date

8-14-2009

Abstract

When medical errors happen, should doctors apologize to their patients? Doesn't that idea simply guarantee a costly lawsuit? What are the ethical implications of all this? In this podcast, we discuss the ethics of apologies.

Keywords

Bioethics, clinical ethics

Comments

My guest is Dr. John Vitaliti, a former practicing anesthesiologist, who studies the issues surrounding malpractice and tort reform.

Source: After Harm, by Nancy Berlinger (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005)

Theme Music: Gli Uccelli (The Birds), Part I. Prelude (Allegro moderato), by Respighi, courtesy of Shockwave Sound.

Except as noted, all additional music courtesy of The Podsafe Music Network.

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