PBS NewsHour

The danger of treating patients as statistics

Clip: 06/30/2017 | 3m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

When Elizabeth Silver's daughter was 6 weeks old, she suffered a serious stroke and spent weeks in the NICU. Confronted with damning statistics, Silver began to see the numbers as one version of a story, with room for interpretation. The author and attorney offers her humble opinion on how to consider a difficult prognosis.

Aired: 06/30/17

Rating: NR

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