“Blunderburg” revisited

John A Buntine
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (6): . || doi: 10.5694/mja12.10344
Published online: 2 April 2012

To the Editor: “Blunderburg” revisited1,2 is a very well written review of an important, well researched and well written book, Deadly healthcare,3 which describes Dr Jayant Patel’s disastrous term at Queensland’s Bundaberg Hospital.

  • Australian Association of Surgeons, Melbourne, VIC.


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  • 1. de Costa CM. “Blunderburg” revisited. Med J Aust 2012; 196: 79. <MJA full text>
  • 2. Walton M. “Blunderburg” revisited Med J Aust 2012; 196: 79. <MJA full text>
  • 3. Dunbar J, Reddy P, May S. Deadly healthcare. Brisbane: Australian Academic Press, 2011.


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