The “Uh-Ohs” You Never Want to Hear…..

It’s an old and tired joke (sort of) in the operating room suites, that you never want to overhear someone involved in operating on you say “uh-oh.”  In fact, some surgeons have been known to ask operating room staff to be excluded from their cases if they have heard them say this!  Cases have actually been brought to the courts based on a patient hearing a medical practitioner say “uh-oh.”  What can be worse is NOT hearing this expression, and winding up the victim of a medical error, whether it was a missed event, or practicing error that could adversely affect your health and...

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