TITLE

Malfunctioning defibrillator results in $5.3M award

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Jul2009 Legal Review & Comm, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
43473211

 

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