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Medical center reports burn incident

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For the first time in three years, the Red Wing medical center had a reportable "adverse health event" as defined by the Minnesota Department of Health.

A patient suffered burns in the operating room.

"This was not a fire. It was a thermal injury related to equipment. We have since made changes to equipment," Dr. Jack Alexander said.

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Anne Jacobson
Anne Jacobson has been editor of the Republican Eagle since December 2003. 
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