International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Medical Mistakes Happen; They Don’t Have Anything to Do with Social Injustice Really?
Angelika Potempa

Medical mistakes are often experienced as single and highly personal events that just should not have happened and that could have been prevented by another course of action. Some of the many ways of how mistakes are entangled with social injustice are discussed in this paper, that is, in what ways medical mistakes belong to the many faces of social injustice and, vice versa, how social injustice contributes to medical errors.

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