surgical procedures

I operated on the wrong ear
I operated on the wrong earWrong-site surgeries do happen, but are preventable.
Louisiana to allow ODs to perform certain surgeriesThe Lousisiana Legislature passed a bill last week that makes the state the third in the nation to allow optometrists to perform certain surgeries. The bill has gone on to Governor Bobby Jindal for his signature.
Intraoperative hemostasis keeps complications to a minimumAlthough still considered rare, hemorrhagic complications remain the most common of the complications that can occur following dermatologic surgery, according to results of a study.