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This blog is designed to educate and inform you about recent news and how it may impact your legal case in New York. I have provided commentary and opinion and welcome your comments to keep the conversation going.

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11/15/2014
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Is Knee Replacement Surgery Worth it?

But there is mounting evidence that knee-replacement surgery may be too appealing. The research also shows that many people thinking about having surgery would

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3/22/2011
Gerry Oginski
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292 Foreign Objects Left Inside of Patients 2008-2009 in New York

You might be wondering how it’s possible for a doctor to leave a surgical instrument inside your body and not realize it.

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3/14/2010
Gerry Oginski
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Retained Lap Pad-Patient Needs 2nd Surgery To Remove

I questioned a nurse last week in a case where a sponge was left inside a patient during gynecologic surgery. She was a "scrub nurse" who assisted the doctor with instruments. It was her obligation, together with the "circulating nurse" to keep track of how many instruments were used; how many needles were used, and how many sponges or lap pads were used.

Category: Keyword Search: surgical