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Tag: acceptance

Peace of Mind

By James J. Kelly, MS, DO, FAOAO I would like to think that every surgeon, sitting down to begin a case, has the expectation of the best outcome possible.  We educate our patients about their various conditions and what we can do to address their problems, making clear that we can never offer a guarantee. […]

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A New Strategy

By Mitchell Pet, MD When I participate in achieving a bad surgical outcome, it seems like the sensible thing to do is acknowledge it, learn from it, salvage it as best I can, and then move on to help someone else.  I like to think that I am reasonably good at acknowledging and learning from […]

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