Even the simplest surgical procedures have their risks.
Although it may seem unlikely, post surgery complications do occur.
A study of 16,019 surgeons found that between 2009 and 2013, 63,173 Medicare patients were readmitted with complications after surgery.
This report also shows that 3,405 deaths of Medicare patients occurred due to complications from an elective surgery between 2009 and 2013.
If you or a loved one has recently undergone surgery or is facing an upcoming surgical procedure, read on. You should know what to do in the unfortunate event that recovery doesn’t go as planned.