Understanding Surgical Positioning Injuries II: Causes, Risk Factors, & Prevention

Our last post detailed a variety of injuries patients can suffer when positioned or moved incorrectly during surgery. While identifying the problem is of primary importance, the next stage of particular importance to attorneys serving clients is how the problems occurred and what might have caused a particular surgical positioning injury. Therefore, this secondary post [...]

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Understanding Surgical Positioning Injuries I: Injury Types

Surgical procedures always involve risk. With approximately 51 million surgical inpatient procedures occurring annually,[1]complications from infections, anesthesia, and many other factors can be at play. Simply the fact that one cannot ask a patient undergoing surgery if they are comfortable can cause serious problems. Namely, this can result in surgical positioning injuries. When patients are [...]

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