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How to Avoid Mistakes in Surgery

Episode 9 of 18

Topical science series. Dr Kevin Fong finds out what surgeons can learn from other professionals who make life and death decisions under pressure.

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


Role Contributor
Presenter Kevin Fong
Director David Stewart
Series Editor Aidan Laverty


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