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December 2018 Archives

Preventable medical errors that shouldn't happen but do

When you enter an Ohio hospital for medical treatment, you can reasonably expect that any and all licensed caregivers will act according to the highest level of accepted standards to keep you safe. Many procedures or treatments involve risk, and it's up to your doctor to make sure you are aware of such issues.  

Your surgeon should prevent retained surgical object errors

When you undergo surgery at an Ohio hospital, especially if the procedure you're having necessitates general anesthesia, you are fully entrusting your safety and well-being to the surgical team assigned to your care. Before surgery, your doctor hopefully had at least one, if not several, discussions with you to explain the intended procedure and to talk about any and all risks known to be associated with it. Some risks may be more likely to occur than others.

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