TITLE

Woman's death leads to $602,800 verdict

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Jun2007 Supplement, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a court case of a 62-year-old woman who died in a hospital due to the negligence of one of its nurses.
ACCESSION #
35199454

 

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