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How to have a safe surgery


Practice makes perfect: studies show success rates are better in hospitals that perform many of the same types of procedure. Ask the attending doctor how often your procedure is done in the hospital, how often he or she does the procedure, and about patient outcomes. – Chicago Tribune/E. Jason Wambsgans/McClatchy-Tribune Information Services

Practice makes perfect: studies show success rates are better in hospitals that perform many of the same types of procedure. Ask the attending doctor how often your procedure is done in the hospital, how often he or she does the procedure, and about patient outcomes. – Chicago Tribune/E. Jason Wambsgans/McClatchy-Tribune Information Services

The decision on whether surgery is required has to be made after taking into account all risk factors weighed against the benefits of surgery.

Everyone may have medical conditions that can only be treated by an operation. The operation may be elective or emergency. The latter is performed without delay. The former is scheduled in advance.

   

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