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Surgery Mistakes

What are surgical errors?

Surgery errors are mistakes made during procedures that can harm patients. They happen due to miscommunication, technical mishaps, inadequate planning, or human factors.

When do surgical errors occur?

Common surgery errors occur when performing surgery on the wrong patient or body part, using the wrong instrument or equipment, administering incorrect doses of anesthesia, and performing the wrong surgical procedure.

What complications can occur?

Surgical errors can lead to complications such as infections, nerve damage, bleeding, and organ perforation. Prompt intervention is necessary to prevent further complications.

How can surgical errors be avoided?

Hospitals and surgical teams must have strict protocols to prevent surgery errors, including patient verification, site marking, training, and quality improvement.
Patients should ask questions and participate in their care.

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