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Operations on the wrong body part ‘may be more common than thought’

Operations on the wrong side of a patient’s body ‘may be more common than thought because surgeons are not confessing to their errors’ Doctors looked for wrong side errors at 100 Spanish hospitals over a decade They discovered 81 had been recorded during the time frame – 2007 and 2018  However, experts warned this figure… Read More »

Diabetes? Asthma? Nurse practitioners in Quebec will soon be able to diagnose common health problems

MONTREAL — The professional order representing Quebec physicians has voted to allow the roughly 500 nurse practitioners in the province to begin diagnosing patients in an effort to reduce wait times in the health system and increase access to health care. Following years of debate and pressure from nurses and provincial politicians, Quebec’s college of… Read More »