Doctors of Death


by Alejandro Esquino Gomez on Oct 5, 2014 | Views: 178 | Score: 3
# of deaths
Heart Disease596577
Cancer576691
Medical Errors210000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease142943
Stroke (cerebrovascular disease)128932
Sources: npr.org, cdc.gov
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Alejandro Esquino Gomez
Alejandro Esquino Gomez on Oct 5, 2014 12:42 PM said:

Deaths resulting from preventable medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States. Further, the number of deaths from medical errors in the chart is the lower part of the estimate. A report from the Journal of Patient Safety put the number as high as 440,000 each year.

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