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Yet another worry: surgical fires

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According to the non-profit health agency, ECRI, “Virtually all operating room fires ignite on or in the patient. These fires typically result in little damage to equipment, cause considerable injury to patients, and are a complete surprise to the staff.” [The patient, too, I bet. – LG]

Read here. Also, questions to ask, etc.

Written by Leisureguy

29 July 2006 at 8:39 pm

Posted in Health, Medical

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