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Checklist Discipline & Teamwork Can Prevent Leaving Needles in Infant Hearts

How is it possible a needle can be left in a child’s heart after surgery, not once, but twice, in 2 years at the same hospital? The medical profession still suffers from too many human errors. A 2016 Johns Hopkins study estimated that more than 250,000 deaths per year were due to medical error in the U.S. alone!

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