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Communication errors are the most common cause of medical errors and adverse events in the ER.
While more patients in the U.S. are suffering from complications such as blood clots and infections after major cancer surgery, fewer are dying from their operations.
An attorney with The Cagle Law Firm cites a new report showing that the chaos and indifference caused by frequent alarms from monitors and other devices in hospitals often lead to medical errors
Around a quarter of all operating room errors are caused by technology/equipment problems, indicates an analysis of the available evidence.
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