TITLE

Alleged Failure to Properly Monitor Newborn's Glucose Levels Leads to Hypoglycemia and Brain Damage; $9.6M Arbitration Award in California

AUTHOR(S)
Bachman, Radha V.; Reding, Barb
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Jun2010 Supplement, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a court case wherein the plaintiff alleged that nursing care at the hospital fell below the standard of care to monitor the newborn's glucose level that led to hypoglycemia and brain damage, and an arbitration award was granted in favor of the plaintiff.
ACCESSION #
51377535

 

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