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05/04/2016

Medical errors may be third leading cause of death in the U.S.

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You’ve heard those hospital horror stories where the surgeon removes the wrong body part or¬†operates on the wrong patient or accidentally leaves medical equipment in the person they were operating on.¬†Even scarier, perhaps, is a new study in the latest edition of BMJ suggesting most medical errors go unobserved, at least in the official record.

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