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Two Brian Surgeons Accused of Failing to Operate on a Patient

Two brain surgeons at a hospital face charges for failure to complete a brain surgery. The department of health has documented the hospital for 14 different medical abuses including when two brain surgeons failed to perform an operation of a patient that was already sedated on the table for operation. A patient was scheduled to undergo the second portion of her two-part brain surgery and her doctor failed to show due to being out of town. The chief of neurosurgery declined to finish the surgery the absent doctor. The hospital has been given an October deadline for the hospital to present the state with a plan to correct the serious communication error from happening. They also must pay the fines that the department of health has imposed on him. The hospital will be fined for allowing the doctors operating to not pause to stop and check that they were operating on the right part of the body. Also, a patient was sedated before the brain surgeon was present, and an orthopedic surgeon left the operation after doing his part before the next surgeon was present. This type of medical malpractice highlights the need for effective communication at hospitals. To read more about the medical error, please click the link.