Monday, May 12, 2008

Doctors at Twenty Unqualified Hospitals Perform Dangerous Surgery

In 20 Dutch hospitals doctors perform surgery of the aorta and the esophagus for which the hospital is not qualified. These are the findings of a report by the Consumentenbond, a major consumer organization. There is a requirement that hospitals perform a minimum number of such operations annually in order to be allowed to do such surgery.

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