02  Oct  19 sgo-wellness category sgo wellness

Reflecting on an adverse outcome – perspectives from a trainer and a trainee

This past spring, I performed a case that resulted in an intraoperative death. I could write extensively about the details of the case, the intraoperative management, and the institutional debriefing. None of that detracts from the fact that while under my surgical care, a person died. It’s much more difficult to write about that.

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