Sources: Pa Patient Saf Advis [abstract], Pediatrics [abstract], JAMIA [abstract], Bloomberg
quote: how would you do at sewing things back together with suture that requires magnification to even see, and having to do it on something moving in multiple directions at the same time, and do it well every time, and do it quickly every time, or the patient may not survive?
quote: When people stop wanting to learn, that's when we have a problem.
quote: Ah, the voice of someone who thinks they can learn and do anything. Learning about something and being truly skilled enough to do it well are 2 entirely different things. It takes a level of skill that even few surgeons have, let alone other specialists, to do what I described. I'm not one of them, but I do things well that few CV surgeons can do well - we all have our own fields of expertise.
quote: By the way, physicians have historically been rapid adopters of complex technology (often difficult to master) that actually saves lives in field