Items such as stapler components, towels, and other small goods like sponges, are among the items too often left behind by surgeons in patients. Although many factors may contribute towards the risk of leaving behind medical items inside a patient’s body, medical negligence is still the ultimate explanation of these dangerous errors that happen in operating rooms across the U.S.
Here are the possible root causes of unintended retention of medical items:
Failure to address these key issues is a great threat to the lives of those entering the operating room. To learn more about filing a medical malpractice claim in Appleton, consult with a lawyer at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® by calling (414) 271-0900 today.