Doctors battling burnout are more likely to make mistakes, study finds.
Study found chances of lawsuits, large payouts weren't higher when hospitals took responsibility for error
Just half reported the mistake to their provider
Survey of doctors suggests a fear of malpractice is the biggest reason why
Misunderstandings raise the risk for medical errors, study finds
Poison control centers get one call every 21 seconds about a potentially serious mix-up
Tort reform laws may help explain findings, researchers say
Patients who complained about their doctor had more post-surgical complications, researchers say