God. Now, if you have to go under the knife, along with all the usual worries, it seems that operating room fires happen more than one might think!
Apparently this is because of the use of pure oxygen for the patient to breathe, use of alcohol swabs, and cauterizing instruments. Anyway, you’re more likely to get a burn on your neck, face or chest. Joy oh bliss! Another thing to worry about.
There’s not too many things that are scarier than the description of blue flames flashing up from a woman’s abdomen like a flambé.