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5 cataract surgeries, 5 people blinded: what went wrong?

Kowalczyk L.

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August 24, 2016
Kowalczyk L.

Certain elements of the ambulatory surgery environment can increase risk of adverse events. Reporting on a series of patient injuries linked to a contracted anesthesiologist at a cataract surgery center, this news article describes how factors such as production pressure and insufficient assessment of contract anesthesiologists' qualifications can contribute to adverse events in outpatient surgery.

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Kowalczyk L.