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How to Avoid Mistakes in Surgery

Horizon, 2012-2013 Episode 9 of 18

Dr Kevin Fong finds out how doctors can avoid making mistakes in the high-pressure, high-stakes world of the operating theatre.

He sets out to learn how other professionals make life and death decisions under pressure, from airline pilots facing emergencies, to the Fire Service dealing with lethal blazes, to the world of Formula One pit crews. Kevin discovers how all these fields are helping to make surgery safer.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 4 Jul 2013 00:20

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterKevin Fong
DirectorDavid Stewart
Series EditorAidan Laverty

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