I think that where I’ve watched a movie go wrong, it’s usually because the dread committee has been interfering with it.
– John le Carre
Operating-room errors hold a special terror for patients, if only because they seem like the most avoidable kind of complications. The occasional horror stories of patients who have the wrong leg removed or the wrong knee replaced generate the most headlines, as do tales of patients whose identities are mixed up entirely.
– Jeffrey Kluger