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2012-12-27 05:04:22

Every patient hears the same old adage: there’s no such thing as a routine surgery.

Study Shows Medical Errors Are Commonplace In Surgery
2012-12-21 09:29:51

Surgeons, who usually subscribe to the philosophy of “never events,”—certain medical mistakes that should never occur—often make mistakes in the operating room that may or may not be dangerous to their patients.

2012-12-17 11:13:18

The University of Michigan Health System doesn't claim to be perfect. But its response to medical errors, near-misses, unexpected clinical problems and unintended outcomes is a model for the nation that other hospitals can and should copy.


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eupeptic
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The word 'eupeptic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'good' and 'digest'.
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