Or daily routine often forces us to stay focused and only do to what we are told to do. Not to look left or right. But this also means we are deprived from making important discoveries which might impact our patients. Here is such a case...
Inspired by the public view that “Health care professionals are the true heroes of the COVID-19 crisis” we want to also put those into the spotlight who for many years, long before the pandemic erupted were standing in the first row day by day and share their stories of success.
Nobody is born an expert and we all make mistakes. True, in medicine such mistakes can have detrimental effects. But as humans, we also have the ability to learn from the mistakes and failures of others.
It can be pretty embarrassing if you miss a pathology or an important finding. But it is even worse if you have mistaken a pathologic finding for an entire organ. When I was new to abdominal ultrasound this is what almost happened to me.