“Do No Harm” — Ashish Jha Interviewed by Vox


Excerpt: Jha’s attitude represents a sea change in American medicine. Fifteen years ago, doctors saw central line infections as a horrible but unavoidable side effect of modern medicine. Inserting a foreign object into a patient’s body just came with the risk of pathogens entering too, or so the thinking went. Patients contracted about half a million central line infections between 1990 and 2010.

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Source: Vox.com