Friday, July 1, 2011

40 Wrong Site Surgeries Per Week in the US

According to doctors, hospitals and health agencies, wrong site surgeries should never occur.  Yet an estimated 40 times per week a surgery occurs on the wrong limb, organ or other site in patients across the U.S.  Read how surgeons, nurses and hospitals are working to eliminate these errors which are the most blatant and easily avoided form of medical malpractice.

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