Two days later, it was discovered that the doctor had marked the right leg rather than the left before the operation.
A female doctor was sentenced Austria 2.700 Euro fine Amputation This Leg The patient made mistakes. He made a huge medical error that caused him to lose his court ruling. This put the clinic in an embarrassing position. Fleisters HospitalA man of 82 years went to the medical centre for left leg amputation. But, the surgeon marked the right side for amputation. Only two days later, it was discovered.Later, Wound dressingThe patient was informed and one leg must be removed.
The case was taken to court by the old man and his family, and the trial took place in the town this week. LinzAustrian surgeon admits she made a “mistake.”Doctor charged with bodily injury Gross negligenceParticularly dangerous situations. Contrary to this, the defendant denied she had committed “significant negligence.” The court found the doctor, aged 43, guilty of gross negligence and issued her a 2,700 euro fine.
Because the patient had already died, he was unable to attend the trial. His widow had already received 5,000 euro in compensation. According to the hospital’s chief, the incident was the result a series unfortunate events.”Even his The director apologized publicly at the press conference.
What went wrong? How did the hospital make such a huge mistake? These questions were raised throughout the trial and the judge was left puzzled by the answers. The defense lawyer insisted that this leg was not amputated. The “terrible mistakes” are not caused by “individual failure”, but the failure to control the whole team.
Austrian media reports claim that The “pause” function of the team is also ineffective. This is the last level of safety to be maintained before any surgical intervention. This involves identifying patients and repeating their names. Despite this, no one noticed that the wrong marking was on the right side.