TITLE

Mishandling of fatal lung infection leads to $1.29M settlement in New York

AUTHOR(S)
Gatto, Jon T.; Delaney, Blake J.
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Nov2008, Vol. 30 Issue 11, special section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a case filed by a complainant, the husband of a patient who experienced mishandling of fatal lung infection in a New York-based hospital. According to the report, the patient was presented to the hospital with left shoulder pain, chest pain, vomiting, and nausea. The same night, the patient died as result of pneumonia and a lung infection.
ACCESSION #
35166380

 

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