Surgeon Naum Ciomu, who had been suffering from stress at the time, had been operating on patient Nelu Radonescu, 36, to correct a testicular malformation when he suddenly lost his temper.
Grabbing a scalpel, he sliced off the penis in front of shocked nursing staff, and then placed it on the operating table where he chopped it into small pieces
He had been under stress and had lost his temper after he accidentally cut the man’s urinary channel and ‘overreacted’ to the situation. He told the court it was a temporary loss of judgement due to personal problems. Read more
Nursing assistant credited with saving man outside of nightclub.
Using her bra to stop the bleeding, a Calgary woman is being credited with helping save the life of a man beaten unconscious outside a southwest nightclub. Read more
Surgeons could save lives, $20B by using checklist
Eight hospitals reduced the number of deaths from surgery by more than 40% by using a checklist that helps doctors and nurses avoid errors. Read More
“If we didn’t get a divorce, I wouldn’t be alive today”
An Indiana woman with advanced throat cancer says she had to divorce her husband to afford a life-saving surgery.
An ex-prisoner in New York is suing his former prison nurse for failing to treat his painful erection, which lasted for 55 hours before he was admitted to a hospital Read more
Spider Bite Cures Paralyzed Man
Paralyzed California man bit by brown recluse spider walks again. Read more