Background: This article talks about me statistics of how many people were injured because of medical error. The article gives the reader rhetorical questions to keep in mind. This also led me to another article from the Institute of Medicine.
How I used it: I will use this article in one of the opening paragraphs of my essay. This will give readers a statistics on how many patients die in the hands of doctors. I might use some of the rhetorical questions in my essay (I will most likely add them, but revise them so the questions will not be in question form).
Background: This is the report was written by the Institute of Medicine containing common errors that doctors make. Also solutions for accountability for medical personnel.
How I used it: This is going to be use part of my body paragraphs. It will be used in talking about the common mistakes doctors are making and why they aren’t getting fixed. This article also allows me to talk about the solutions in doctor accountability.
Background: This website gives us an idea on how to improve health care and the accountability from health care professions. This also describes what accountability is and why it’s important.
How I used it: I will use this probably in the beginning of my essay. I intend to use the definition of accountability in the opening or second paragraph. Then I will talk about why it is important to the patients and how medical service will improve.
Background: This article talks about how doctors should be accountable for medical errors. Also, the article talks about patients and why they’re important.
How I used it: This is part of my body paragraphs and this supports the idea that Doctors must be accountable for their mistakes. Patient trust and support is the number one priority in hospitals/doctor offices.
Background: This article talks about how doctors would try harder if they are accountable for their mistakes. This will improve the medical personnel performance.
How I used it: I used this in the paragraphs that talks about the results if doctor’s are accountable for their mistakes. This will serve as evidence of performance improvement in doctors.
Background: This article talks about how doctors shouldn’t be accountable for their mistakes. The mistakes that they make impact the doctors lives greatly. Nothing should be held against the doctor unless there was signs of malpractice.
How I used it: This was used in the paragraph that talks about why doctors should not be accountable for their mistakes. It addresses what other people think about the issue with accountability. This creates the counter argument.
Background: This article talks about how doctors feel when they make a mistake when caring for their patient.
How I used it: this will be part of the counter argument as well
Background: This article talks about why the mistakes doctors make should be held accountable. Also, it compares it to a real life/ a more common problem.
How I intend to use it: This will be used in my claim on why doctors should be held accountable for their actions and mistakes.
Background: This brings another point of view in the argument. This brings up the topic that doctors shouldn’t be accountable if the patient does not follow protocol.
How I used it: I combined this with the counter argument.
Background: This article has a video in it that talks about doctor accountability and if we should punish the doctors for their mistakes.
How I used it: I will integrate some of the information in the article and the video into the body paragraphs.