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Wondering where your tools went? [Feb. 21st, 2005|05:40 pm]
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Every year, surgical tools are left in approximately 1,500 patients in the USA. Heavier patients are more prone to having a surgical tool left inside of them due to the additional amount of space in their bodies.

[User Picture]From: afropunk629
2005-02-21 05:23 pm (UTC)
...And that's why we have malpractice suits...
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[User Picture]From: randomposting
2005-02-21 06:58 pm (UTC)
We used too.. Now there's going to be less and less because of legislation to make it impossible to receive hardly any money even if the wrong legt is amputated...
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