TITLE

Duke hospital sued again over hydraulic fluid mix-up

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Apr2007, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of Bernie Holland, a former patient at the Duke University Health System (DUHS) in Durham, North Carolina, to withdraw a lawsuit accusing DUHS of negligence related to an incident in which surgical instruments were mistakenly washed in used hydraulic fluid from the hospital elevators instead of sterilized fluid.
ACCESSION #
24808829

 

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