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Surgical errors and safeguards

Thorek, Max

Surgical errors and safeguards

by Thorek, Max

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Published by J.B. Lippincott company in Philadelphia, Montreal [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Surgery

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography at end of each chapter.

    Statementby Max Thorek ... with a foreword by Arthur Dean Bevan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRD33 .T5 1934
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 696 p.
    Number of Pages696
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6306899M
    LC Control Number34018147
    OCLC/WorldCa3053739

    MALPRACTICE SPECIALISTS WHO CARE ABOUT YOUR CASE. WE HOLD DOCTORS AND HOSPITALS ACCOUNTABLE.. Click for your free consultation. Surgical Errors and Medical Malpractice. Many medical malpractice cases involve errors made by surgeons or other medical professionals in the operating room. When surgeons provide care that falls below an acceptable professional standard, patients can suffer severe medical setbacks and even wrongful death.. Examples of surgical errors include.

      Medical errors in hospitals have become all too common nowadays. And although it can be tough to prevent them, it’s possible in many cases, especially if hospitals are willing to take various approaches to solving the problem. Recent research indicates that medical errors may be the third leading cause of death in the country.   Nate Kitch, special to ProPublica A Surgeon So Bad It Was Criminal. Christopher Duntsch’s surgical outcomes were so outlandishly poor that Texas prosecuted him for harming patients.

    To standardize the handling of surgical specimens, the OR clinical educators in a community hospital setting devised a series of departmental changes as a quality improvement project. Having safeguards in place to catch errors during these phases is critical in preventing errors. 1. Place a patient label in the laboratory transfer book Cited by: 2. This atlas emphasizes the pitfalls and errors likely to ambush all who perform cardiac surgical procedures. Each chapter highlights the potential dangers of common surgical maneuvers, mentions how to avoid certain complications, and serves as a handrail by outlining surgical management. Both adult and pediatric cardiac operations are well : Alan T. Marty.


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Philadelphia, Lippincott [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Max Thorek. Surgical errors and safeguards. [Max Thorek; Hubert Winston Smith] Print Surgical errors and safeguards book English: 4th ed., completely rev. illustrations, and a chapter on legal responsibility in surgical practice, by Hubert Winston Smith Reviews.

User-contributed reviews Tags. Add tags for. Author: Max Thorek, MD; Foreword by Sir Hugh Devine. Publisher: J.B. Lippincott. SURGICAL ERRORS AND SAFEGUARDS. Date: Seller Rating: % positive. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : Chas. Gordon Heyd. The success of a book may, in general, be gauged by the number of its editions.

The appearance of a new edition is in itself evidence of the value of a publication. This fifth edition, edited by the son of the original author, has been enlarged and enhanced by contributions from a distinguished Author: Laurence S.

Fallis. Access provided by MSN Academic Search. Subscribe; My Account. My email alerts. Surgical errors and safeguards. By Max Thorek, M.D., LL.D., Sc.D., F.I.C.S., F.B.C.S., F.P.C.S. (Hen.), D.C.M., F.R.S.M.

Fifth edition. 10 × 6¾ in. 65z+xvi. Surgical errors and mistakes injure and kill thousands of patients every year, ranging from cases where surgical instruments, sponges and needles were left inside a patient to stories where the wrong patient was wheeled into the operating room, the wrong limb amputated or the wrong side of the body operated on (so-called “wrong-site” surgery).

Dec. 26, -- More than 4, preventable mistakes occur in surgery every year at a cost of more than $ billion in medical malpractice payouts, according a new study.

Major errors during surgery are rare, but preventable mistakes still happen in hospitals throughout the United States, a new review finds. In about 1 insurgeries, doctors make a. In their article titled The Ethics of Surgical Complications, Adedeji and colleagues explore the ethical dimensions of surgical complications [].Although there are numerous ways that one could explore the ethical aspects of such complications, these authors have used the four widely known ethical principles of respect for autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, and justice as the prism through Cited by:   However, the most common surgical errors do not occur by perforating on organ or accidentally cutting a muscle.

In fact, the five most common surgical errors include the following: Foreign objects left in a patient’s body —It is not uncommon for surgeons to leave pads, clamps, gauze or even scalpels in their patients before they close the. Introduction. Making errors is part of normal human behaviour.

1 However, when errors have significant consequences or occur in high risk industries they become of paramount importance. Society and the media are generally intolerable of people making mistakes which may cause human suffering, and therefore cultivate a blame by:   The book is divided into several sections.

The first contains many historic details of the early days of gastric surgery, the second includes a discussion of malfunction after gastric operations, and the third an evaluation of the author's viewpoint concerning the surgical methods used for benign ulcer.

Gastric Surgery: Errors, Safeguards Author: Claude E. Welch. In other words, if the mistake did not fall below the medical standard of care, or you were not harmed by it, there is no malpractice. A general definition of the standard of care is: The type and level of care an ordinary, prudent, health care professional, with the same training and experience, would provide under similar circumstances in the Author: Shad Withers.

Not all surgical errors involve errant cutting of an unintended muscle or membrane. Some of the mistakes made by surgeons are careless acts caused by confusion or forgetfulness. They are always preventable if the physician had been paying attention. Sometimes, the mistake is the result of defective medical devices or tools.

5 Common Surgical Errors. Understanding Surgical Errors 1. UNDERSTANDING SURGICAL ERRORS What HappensWhen Surgery Goes Awry 2. 11 SURGICAL ERRORS HAPPEN EVERY DAY The thought of going under the knife is a scary prospect for anyone. Perhaps more than in any other medical setting, we are truly at the mercy of healthcare professionals.

The book alos explains what every patient should know about each of the most common diagnostic and surgical tests, including angiography, cardiac catheterization, ultrasound, PET scans, laparoscopy, biopsies, and MRI scans/5(12).

Gynecologic Surgery: Errors, Safeguards, and Salvage by John H Ridley starting at $ Gynecologic Surgery: Errors, Safeguards, and Salvage has 2 available editions. Medical errors are a serious public health problem and a leading cause of death in the United States.

It is a difficult problem as it is challenging to uncover a consistent cause of errors and, even if found, to provide a consistent viable solution that minimizes the chances of a recurrent event. By recognizing untoward events occur, learning from them, and working toward preventing them Cited by: 3.

Sorry, our data provider has not provided any external links therefore we are unable to provide a link to the full text. If a patient is not warned of possible complications beforehand, any complication is in my opinion a mistake, and the surgeon should face the consequences.

And yet with surgical error, as with human error, there are still gray areas. Things go wrong. Every surgeon knows that it is simply a matter of time before the next complication or : Dr. Martin Young.Everyone knows that doctors work long hours.

Surgeons, however, reported the highest average hours of on-call time per week: hours. Whether due to being overworked, or some other negligent act, surgical errors can result in a serious form of medical negligence, resulting too frequently in serious scarring, amputation, paralysis and death.