News Item – Teen to undergo same operation twice after 1st procedure halted mid-surgery

Dionne Aleman and her University of Toronto colleagues study how Canadian hospitals schedule surgeries and the impact on patients.

“An important thing to recognize is that exceptionally rare events like a surgery being cancelled mid-surgery — it’s not necessarily practical to plan for that, because it’s so rare it’s like a lightning strike,” Aleman says.

Full article at: CBC News