All Articles Tagged With: "Surgical Error"
A new study suggests that children may face an increased risk of dying from surgical errors on the weekend than during the week.
Complications linked to the da Vinci surgical robot highlight the need to make sure surgical innovations are safe before their use is widespread, according to the findings of a new study.
A new study suggests that being awake and aware during surgery, despite receiving anesthesia, does not result in long-term psychological trauma.
A study questioning the usefulness of surgical checklists has sparked debate in the medical community.
New Medicaid patients are twice as likely to die after surgery as the influx of new patients bring long-untreated health problems.
A new study raises questions about the effectiveness of surgical checklists at preventing complications or deaths due to surgical checklists.
Two new articles call for caution in choosing to undergo da Vinci robot surgery.
New study suggests that training doctors to identify at-risk patients may reduce the risk of uretral injury during robotic prostatectomy surgery.
An Alabama jury awarded $6.7 million to a man who suffered a massive infection after a doctor failed to realize he had punctured his intestines during a hernia operation.
More surgical tools are likely left behind in patients than believed, but the problem can be prevented with simple steps, according to The Joint Commission.