Why Are Hospitals Dangerous?

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We've known for over a decade that when you go in the hospital, there are a lots of other sick people. Those people have infections that can be spread one person to another, there are a lot of dangerous drugs and dangerous devices that if they are not used correctly and properly can harm you, there are a lot dangerous procedures, which if we do them on the wrong person or the wrong part of the right person can cause harm and so one of the very pressing things that people have been hard at work on the last decade is to improve the safety of hospitals where you go to be healed, and unfortunately regrettably far too often still harm happens while you are there.