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News. Growing list of surgical botch-ups... "The patient is suing!.. Claims that incompetent diagnosis led to an unnecessary prostate op!!" "Does the patient have any medical qalifications?" "As far as I can see, Sir, she has none." 23 February, 2008

Reference Number: DCDL-0005532

Three medical personel are very concerned because a patient is threatening to sue over an unnecessary prostate operation. The manager, who sits at a desk, asks the surgeon if the patient has any medical qualifications and the nurse says that he hasn't. Refers to the problem of surgical botch-ups in New Zealand.

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1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Hospitals - Standards, Sick, Operations, Surgical, Errors and Prostate - Cancer.

Part of:
Tremain, Garrick, 1941-:[Includes all digital cartoons published in the Otago Daily Times from 25 July 2005 onwards plus a selection from December 2004 to July 2005], Reference Number DC-Group-0022 (628 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 200 dpi; Gray scale (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 1118 x 871. Single art work

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