Patient lawsuit says surgeon left sponges in leg wound

07/25/2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader (Ky.)

A Kentucky woman alleges that a surgeon left five sponges in her thigh during debridement and a skin graft to treat an injury. The patient says in a lawsuit against the surgeon and hospital that she subsequently suffered a staph infection and excessive buildup of fluid and required seven weeks of hospitalization.

View Full Article in:

Lexington Herald-Leader (Ky.)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Health Care Exchange Account Manager
Kaiser Permanente
San Diego, CA
Director, Health Plan Claims Operations
Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, WA
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Vice President, Idaho Regional Director
PacificSource
Boise, ID