Rajah Rasiah

Estimates indicate that medical errors may constitute the second largest killer in Malaysia, following heart disease. Medical errors may also kill more Malaysians than cancer, diabetes or motor accidents. Medicine, after all, is not a universally valid, objective science and not infallible, what with 80% of medical procedures used today never being properly tested. 2,000 – 4,000 deaths occur in Malaysia every year due to medical error, including medical negligence. Moreover, for every case reported, 10 cases go unreported, consequent to any of the following: out-of-court settlement patients accepting the incidentsRead More