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Virginia Medical Malpractice, Surgery Sponge,Tool or Towel Left In Body

Every year, doctors and surgeons leave more than 1,500 items inside their patients by accident, according to WebMD. You read that right – 1,500 items are left inside a person’s body. These items include: Surgical medical clamps Needles Knives/knife blades Sponges Towels   While some of the surgical tools are found quickly following patient pain and an x-ray, others are…

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