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What you should know about the most common surgical errors

Surgeons often mistake serious complications for being a normal part of recovering from an operation

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Are outpatient ambulatory surgery centers are as safe as hospitals?

Learn the questions that you should ask before deciding where you will have your surgery

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Surgical positioning injuries and medical malpractice

Poor padding, protection, and positioning can cause permanent nerve injuries

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Plastic surgeon uses over-sized breast implant, causes permanent nerve injury

Plastic and cosmetic surgeons must consider breast width and other factors before proceeding with breast augmentation surgery

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What happens when your physician doctors (alters) your medical records?

Wrongful death lawsuit uncovered that surgeon accessed patient's records "on a number of occasions" after her death

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Over 260 patients have died in surgical centers since 2013

Many ambulatory surgery centers are not equipped to handle complications from planned outpatient procedures and call 911 when something bad happens

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New research: Surgical center colonoscopy infection rate is 1,000 times greater than previously thought

Before having a colonoscopy, ask your doctor how the reusable equipment is cleaned

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Painter Law Firm files medical malpractice wrongful death lawsuit against Kirby Surgical Center, others

36-year-old teacher placed under general anesthesia with propofol, dies shortly after shoulder surgery

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Respiratory arrest after surgery: What happens and when it is medical malpractice

When a patient stops breathing, there are only a few short minutes to start appropriate resuscitation brain damage occurs

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Six steps to reduce your risk of a hospital-acquired infection

On any given day, about 1 in 25 hospital patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection

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