Doctors should read tragic findings: AMA(SA)

The South Australian arm of the AMA has urged doctors to read a coroner’s findings in the warfarin-related death of an Adelaide woman.

“In today’s world, modern communications technology should provide for the rapid transfer of critical clinical information between health professionals, and this unfortunate case highlights the need for having efficient systems in place, ” AMA(SA) says in a statement. 

SA deputy coroner Anthony Schapel found a specialist’s “archaic” practice of sending a letter by