Study blames lack of communication for surgical errors.
December 29, 2015, by Daniel Cook
Still Too Many Never EventsRead Full Article
Wrong procedures, leaving items behind in patients and OR fires — surgery's "never events" — might not happen often, but they happen often enough to cause concern, according to a study published in JAMA Surgery.
The researchers analyzed 138 studies conducted between 2004 — the year...
This is a must read - it shows that from the doctors perspective, so many hospital mistakes are made. It is criminal.
December 25, 2015, by Retired Transplant surgeon
A Doctor at His Daughter’s Hospital BedRead Full Article
Omaha — I’VE been watching the monitor for hours. Natalie’s asleep now and I’m worried about her pulse. It’s edging above 140 beats per minute again and her blood oxygen saturation is becoming dangerously low. I’m convinced that she’s slipping into shock. She needs...