4 Ways to Prevent Medical Mistakes

The Doctors and neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta share life-saving information for preparing for surgery, avoiding medication errors, following up on lab results and more. Plus, the must-know warning signs of prescription drug abuse.

Learn how medical identification bracelets, necklaces and tattoos can assist doctors in providing expedient and correct care if you’re admitted into a hospital.

The Doctors explain how following up with your doctor for imaging and/or lab results can prevent any mix-ups or failed notifications.

Fifteen-year-old Clay was born with a series of developmental abnormalities known as VATER syndrome. One of Clay’s major surgeries was the implantation of titanium ribs to correct his spinal curvature and prevent his core from collapsing. Watch as...

CNN’s chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, joins The Doctors to discuss his new book, Monday Mornings, a fictional account based on the Morbidity and Mortality conferences that physicians hold.

An optional surgery for a man suffering from a lung tumor resulted in his death after the surgeon inadvertently operated on the wrong lung. The Doctors discuss what went wrong and how to prevent a surgical mistake from occurring.