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38 secrets hospitals won’t tell you

No-one looks forward to a health crisis, but our insights and tips will help you get better care, cut costs – and get out alive.

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Pick the right place
Pick the right place
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For complex surgical procedures, you’re generally better off at teaching hospitals, which usually stay at the forefront of health research. Medical students and residents ask questions, providing more eyes and ears to pay attention and prevent errors. Teaching hospitals have lower complication rates and better outcomes. 
Dr Evan Levine, cardiologist, author of 
What Your Doctor Won’t (or Can’t) Tell You

Here are the best-kept secrets of surgeons around the world. 



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