We’re taught to believe that the hospital is where you go when an illness or injury is more than you can treat at home. We’re told doctors, nurses and surgeons have our best interests at heart and are trained for years to know how to make life-saving decisions in emergency situations.
The reality is that hospitals aren’t nearly as safe as you think.
The infographic below gives you just a peek into some of the top reasons why the United States ranks last out of 19 developed nations in preventable deaths at hospitals.
Created by: MedicalBillingAndCodingCertification.net
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