28 July 2013

Doctors inept at tech?

About one-fourth of operating room errors are caused by technology and equipment problems, but a preoperative surgical checklist could halve the error rate, a new study says (source infra)--

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Surgical equipment checklist could cut errors in half, researchers say. WebMD Health News Center - The latest breaking health news and alerts....(read more at link above)

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