An investigation showed that staff in the operating room had not strictly adhered to the hospital’s surgical count procedures for gauze pieces. Photo: Nora Tam An investigation showed that staff in the operating room had not strictly adhered to the hospital’s surgical count procedures for gauze pieces. Photo: Nora Tam
An investigation showed that staff in the operating room had not strictly adhered to the hospital’s surgical count procedures for gauze pieces. Photo: Nora Tam

Surgical gauze left inside Hong Kong man, 60, for 10 months after operation

Incident at Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital came to light after patient had surgery at another hospital

An investigation showed that staff in the operating room had not strictly adhered to the hospital’s surgical count procedures for gauze pieces. Photo: Nora Tam An investigation showed that staff in the operating room had not strictly adhered to the hospital’s surgical count procedures for gauze pieces. Photo: Nora Tam
An investigation showed that staff in the operating room had not strictly adhered to the hospital’s surgical count procedures for gauze pieces. Photo: Nora Tam
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