When Linda Kenney of Boston went to the hospital in 2007 for ankle replacement surgery, she expected a short hospital stay followed by about six weeks of low activity.
Instead, she went home with a bacterial infectionacquired while in the hospital. Within weeks, she required intravenous antibiotics and was rehospitalized. It took another year before she finally recovered.
Kenney said that at he time, she thought to herself, "This can't really be happening. It was like someone upstairs was...Full Story