Malfunctioning defibrillator results in $5.3M award

July 2009
Healthcare Risk Management;Jul2009 Legal Review & Comm, p3
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by a husband of a woman who died from cardiac arrest after hospital paramedics failed to resuscitate her with a Lifepak 11 defibrillator, which allegedly did not administer a shock due to poor battery maintenance.


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