Letters Traits of “disruptive doctors”

The sin is not perfectionism but poor leadership

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d1301 (Published 01 March 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d1301
  1. Andre van As, retired physician, Drexel Medical School1
  1. 1West Chester, PA 19380, USA
  1. andre1273{at}comcast.net

Doctors have the responsibility of “getting it right” when delivering patient care. Insisting on high standards is the correct approach despite opposition from others who think it too demanding. As a paediatric intern, I learnt from my consultants that incomplete input/output charts were unacceptable to the team taking over a shift. The responsible person …

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