YOKOHAMA – The Yokohama District Court on Thursday fined two surgeons, an anesthetist and a nurse from Yokohama City University Hospital for operating on the wrong patients, while giving another nurse a suspended prison term and acquitting another anesthetist.
It marked the first time that a court has ruled on such a medical mishap. The fines for the four range from 300,000 yen to 500,000 yen.
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