After Several Hours, The Doctors Realized They Are Doing Brain Surgery On A Wrong Patient

Date March 19, 2018

The Kenyatta National Hospital is one of the oldest and well-known hospitals in Kenya. It’s famous for its highly professional doctors and staff. What’s more, it’s the largest one in the country.

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But even such renowned institutions make mistakes that could cost lives. The thing is that recently, the surgeons of the hospital conducted a brain surgery on a wrong patient. The doctors had to do a surgery for a blood clot on the brain, but hours into the operation, they spotted no clot. While another patient simply had to have a non-invasive treatment for swelling.

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Mary Wahome is a staff member, a nurse, who seems to be responsible for the mess. As she was the one who sent the wrong patient for the brain surgery. She admits her mistake and explains everything by a huge workload.

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