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Deadly DVT: Man Dies From Pulmonary Embolism Following Leg Tendon Surgery

Lawsuit: Doctors and physical therapists should have recognized the man suffered a pulmonary embolism following surgery to repair a torn leg tendon.
Published: November 29, 2017

A New Kind of Gender Bias for Female Surgeons

Study says the backlash women receive following surgical errors far exceeds what male surgeons experience.
Published: November 29, 2017

Study: C. Diff Transmission "Might Be More Likely to Occur" in Surgical Centers

Researchers call for improved antibiotic stewardship in outpatient facilities of all kinds to help stem the tide.
Published: November 17, 2017

Chicago Hospital Sues Leapfrog for Defamation Over Low Patient Safety Grade

Saint Anthony Hospital of Chicago claims the ratings group incorrectly assessed the hospital, which lowered its patient safety grade from an A to a C.
Published: November 13, 2017

Recall: Midazolam Syringes in Blister Packs Contain Syringes of Ondansetron

Fresenius Kabi USA is recalling a lot of mislabeled prefilled syringes that were distributed nationwide.
Published: November 10, 2017

Study: Overlapping Surgeries Are Safe for Patients

A study of more than 2,000 neurosurgery patients showed no major difference in post-op complications between overlapping and non-overlapping surgeries.
Published: November 8, 2017

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