Surgical scar removed from neck of woman who died after surgery


Posted November 05, 2018 16:04:23A woman in her 60s who died last year after being operated on for a surgical scar has been identified.Key points:The woman died at the Royal Melbourne HospitalShe was born in Australia, was a nurse and worked at the hospital for 10 yearsThe operation involved a cut in her neckShe died […]

What you need to know about surgical kits


The Washington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning news organization, and its journalism has been recognized by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) as one of the top 10 in the country.This year, The Post has partnered with Dr. David N. Breen, a leading surgical specialist and founder of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), […]

How to avoid a botched surgical procedure


Posted November 09, 2019 11:09:17A botched surgery can cause a patient to suffer a painful scar.And, that scar can be painful enough to stop the patient from walking.A few of the more common reasons patients undergo surgery to remove a painful surgical scar are a cancer, a traumatic brain injury, or a severe infection.If you […]

How the American Medical Association is using its clout to help patients get a better surgery


The American Medical Society has become an increasingly influential force in the American medical system, influencing the decisions of medical schools and doctors and the way they treat patients.In addition, its leadership has a clear interest in protecting the AMA’s long-held reputation as a place where medical knowledge is promoted, informed and protected.And its role […]