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What kinds of surgical errors could injure patients?


Each year, many Miami-Dade residents go in for surgery. Most of these operations occur without any problems, but sometimes patients can be injured due to a surgical error. Surgeons are supposed to be highly trained professionals; how could an injurious surgical error happen? This blog post will provide some basic information about some of the kinds of surgical errors.

One kind of surgical error that is sometimes encountered is an infection resulting from poor hygiene on the part of surgeons and other medical professionals. Hands are supposed to be thoroughly washed and instruments are supposed to be thoroughly sterilized. If this doesn't happen and a post-operative infection results, the medical staff and hospital may be liable for surgical medical malpractice.

Another kind of surgical error is a fall during surgery. A patient is supposed to be properly secured to the operating table during surgery. If this doesn't happen, the patient could take a tumble during the operation. This is obviously a very bad thing, and can cause the patient to suffer further injuries.

Yet another kind of surgical error is a medication error. Doctors often prescribe and administer medication during an operation. If either or both of these tasks are done incorrectly, and the patient is injured as a result, it could be the basis of a medical malpractice claim.

There are a number of other possible ways that a surgery mistake could happen. If an error has caused anyone to suffer injury, that person or their family members should research their possible legal options to get compensation.

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