Surgery Errors

September 23, 2015

A controversial, growing movement in the U.S. is pushing for the installation of cameras in operating rooms in order to document what happens during surgeries – especially those that go wrong and lead to allegations of medical malpractice claims. This push is being spearheaded by two efforts: a proposed bill…
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February 20, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have recently published findings regarding the latest trends in hospital-acquired infections (HIAs) in the U.S. While some HIAs have shown promising decreases, according to this report, the CDC notes that there is room to improve and further protect patients. What are Hospital-Acquired…
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July 21, 2014

More than 4,000 preventable surgery mistakes occur each year in the U.S., according to reports from researchers at Johns Hopkins University. This can be a very frightening fact for anyone who has recently undergone or is planning on having a surgery. Despite the distress that this may cause, however, it’s…
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