If you are similar to many other Americans who seek medical attention in an emergency room or outpatient clinic setting, you expect to be treated by qualified professionals who will find out what is wrong with you and create some sort of treatment plan. Although this is the expected outcome of most doctors office visits, things do not always go as planned. A surprisingly number of people are misdiagnosed or do not receive a diagnosis at all after been seen in these types of medical settings.
When it comes to surgical procedures, you often have no choice but to trust your physician. While you may feel nervous going into the operation, the fact that the doctor may make a life-threatening mistake might never cross your mind. The truth is that surgical errors are made across the country every day. No state, even Maryland, is immune from this danger. Amednews.com details what you need to know about the risks of surgical errors.