DECEMBER 17, 2018

Afternoons can be dangerous time to be a patient.

Something happens in the TROUGH that makes it FAR MORE PERILOUS than any other time of the day!

  • You are 3x more likely to receive a potentially fatal dose of anesthesia.
  • You are more likely to die within 48 hours of surgery.
  • More cancerous growths go undetected.
  • Internists are 26% more likely to prescribe unnecessary antibiotics for viral infections.
  • Staff are 10% less likely to wash their hands before treating patients.

Sourced from Hospital of Doom, When: The scientific secrets of perfect timing