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In addition, it is stated in the lawsuit that her surgeon, even though he was aware of the issues before administering the operation, failed to take steps to ensure the safety of the patient or provide her with adequate preoperative care, as prescribed by medical standards. The negligence led to the severe injuries and loss of her quality of life.
This case shows how important it is that healthcare professionals inform patients of any risks related to the procedures they plan on performing. Failure to do so could lead tragic outcomes such as what this woman experienced. It’s also important reiterate that everyone has right make an informed decision when it comes their health and should be given all necessary information in order do so safely and confidently.