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How Many Surgeries Are Performed On The Wrong Body Part Or The Wrong Patient

Little girl in hospital bed. (FUSE)

2,700! Yes 2,700 mistakes where a surgery is performed on the wrong body part or the wrong patient. That’s about seven per day.

Now that’s scary! Because there is nothing you can do to undo these mistakes. Can you imagine going in for a simple surgery and waking up to an amputated arm or leg? I don’t think sorry or any amount of money will do

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