Health: imminent danger: Why patients often do not receive the best therapy for financial reasons

You have to be careful with terms like "negligent homicide" or "intentional bodily harm".

Health: imminent danger: Why patients often do not receive the best therapy for financial reasons

You have to be careful with terms like "negligent homicide" or "intentional bodily harm". But if women with breast cancer were diagnosed, operated on and treated in small rural hospitals where doctors had little experience with such highly complex therapies, then nothing else would come to mind. Or if other doctors admitted patients with acute heart attacks as inpatients, knowing full well that they would be better off in a larger facility with a heart catheter laboratory.

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