In medical jargon, there is a certain expression for medical errors that should never happen. It is called “never events” and describes exactly the things that doctors shouldn’t do.
However, as we all know by now, all humans make mistakes from time to time, even the most prepared ones. With that being said, there are also doctors who happen to make shocking mistakes during surgeries or consultations.
Some of these “never events” include doctors using inappropriate procedures for treatment, forgetting surgical materials in patients’ bodies, or even sick people falling off their hospital beds.
If you want to know more about some tragic events that shouldn’t have happened during surgery, here are 5 “never events”!