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Here's a scary statistic: A surgeon in the U.S. leaves a foreign object, such as a sponge or towel, inside a patient's body after an operation 39 times a week.
You would think that patients in a hospital's intensive care unit would be the least likely to worsen or die simply because someone misdiagnosed their condition.
The National Council on Aging has released a list of the 'Top 10 Scams' targeting older adults ... A new report from the Department of Health and Human Services says only one out of every seven errors that harm Medicare patients while hospitalized gets reported ... And more.
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