More than 90 percent of nurses surveyed said they have been involved, or nearly involved, in cases of medical malpractice, according to an interim report by a nationwide medical union released Wednesday.

The 174,000-member Japan Federation of Medical Workers Unions stated in a report based on the survey that 93.9 percent of nurses polled admitted to inadvertent involvement, or near-involvement in cases of malpractice, such as providing patients with the wrong injection or medication.

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