Settlement in hypoxic injury case

Gatto, Jon T.; Reding, Barbara
January 2010
Healthcare Risk Management;Jan2010 Legal Review, p3
The article offers information on a settlement reached between a woman suffering with Hypoxia and the hospital which failed to report the woman's status to a pulmonologist.


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