The Evolution of Patient Safety
Imagine this. If you were somehow transported to the Middle Ages, got sick and was sent to a physician, the first thing you’ll probably think is “get me out of here.” You’ll see that the physicians of old will still have a long way to go in terms of knowing about patient safety. Medicine has grown by leaps and bounds over the last few hundred years and patients today are in extremely good and capable hands.
Patient safety is a fascinating topic and the infographic below is perfectly illustrates the evolution of patient safety. You’ll never look at the science of medicine in quite the same way again.
Source: Accelerated Nursing Degrees