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Why physicians hate to admit their errors, even to themselves
Washington Post

Precisely two weeks after completing my medical internship, I proceeded to nearly kill a patient. July marked the start of my second year of residency at New York City’s Bellevue Hospital, and it was my first time being fully in charge of a patient. He arrived in fully developed diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), a life-threatening condition in which lack of insulin causes a metabolic cataclysm.