[Foundation-l] Doctors Again

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Wed Jun 1 14:36:53 UTC 2011

> On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 10:15 AM, Fred Bauder <fredbaud at fairpoint.net>
> wrote:
>> "Across all markets a surprising 75% of doctors in the 51-60 age groups
>> stated that they regularly used Wikipedia for professional use."
>> http://www.responsesource.com/releases/rel_display.php?relid=65076
>> They edit a lot too.
>> It is unlikely that any doctor while under oath in discovery or
>> testifying at a trial would admit that they consulted Wikipedia
>> regarding
>> any matter, especially regarding any erroneous information they may
>> have
>> relied on.
>> Fred
> Pretty bold statement - 75% of doctors in that age group would commit
> perjury by lying rather than admit to having read Wikipedia?

Medical malpractice suits are hard ball. Admitting to having relied on
Wikipedia when hundreds of thousands of dollars and your reputation are
on the line will not happen in real life. Age has nothing to do with it.


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