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Medical Errors and Medical Narcissism examines the concept of "medical narcissism" and how error disclosure to patients and families is often compromised by the health professional's need to preserve his or her self-esteem at the cost of the patient's right to the truth.
In addition to exploring the effects of medical errors on patients and physicians, Medical Errors and Medical Narcissism also provides guidance on disclosing errors in an empathic and ethical manner.

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