Problem

Foreign body left in wound

Other Names:
Surgical implements in body
Nature:
Sponges, sutures and swabs are occasionally inadvertently left by surgeons in the wound upon which they are operating.
Values:
Foreign
Wound
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
17.05.1999 – 00:00 CEST