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120 Post author: RomeoStevens 28 February 2014 06:28AM

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Comment author: ChristianKl 05 February 2015 01:50:08AM 3 points [-]

For political reasons the NHS couldn't write things like

In general, you should not assume that medical staff are competent. Triple check dangerous prescriptions. If you don’t know whether a prescription is dangerous, assume it is. Ask medical staff if they’ve washed their hands (yes, this is actually still a major problem). Sharpie on yourself which side of your body a surgery is supposed to happen on, along with your name and what the surgery is for (seriously).

Comment author: michael_b 06 February 2015 09:27:31AM 0 points [-]

Fair point.