Up to 4,000 times a year, people are victims of surgical “never events”

Going through a surgical procedure in Las Vegas is always associated with some risk. However there are some mistakes that just should not happen. These surgical errors are called “never events” and according to a study from Johns Hopkins Medicine, they happen to people in the U.S. on average 4,000 times a year. The estimate comes from a review of medical malpractice claims but researchers … [Read more...]