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Looking at the consequences of surgical errors

Many different things can go wrong in a medical setting, and for many different reasons. From medical professional negligence that results from rushing and not taking enough time to perform procedures properly to inexperience and misunderstanding, medical malpractice keeps happening for diverse reasons. Moreover, there are many different types of malpractice that patients struggle with, but victims of surgical errors often have an especially long road ahead. Sadly, surgical errors have claimed many lives, and even those who have been able to survive such a mistake may face various difficulties from a physical, financial and even emotional standpoint.

Aside from the loss of life, which can be absolutely devastating for the loved ones of those who die, people may struggle with severe physical consequences following a surgical error. They may be injured or scarred, immobilized for a lengthy period of time or forced to take a considerable amount of time off work. Emotionally speaking, these errors can lead to mental trauma and fear of medical professionals, anxiety, depression and other mental hardships. The financial consequences of surgical errors can be extremely difficult too, especially with how costly surgical operations and related expenses can be.

Unfortunately, more and more people will be injured and killed as a result of surgical errors. In some instances, wrong-site surgery occurs, while an error may even involve an operation on the wrong patient. For example, when two people have a very similar name this can lead to confusion and an incorrect procedure. Regardless, negligent medical professionals have to be held fully answerable.

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