TITLE

Incorrect calculation of medication dose leads to baby's permanent disability, $19.2M verdict

AUTHOR(S)
Bachman, Radha V.
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Jun2011 Supplement 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses and analyzes a legal case of a medical negligence wherein the parents sued the hospital on behalf of their baby, who was born prematurely at 24 weeks gestation, suffered intraventricular hemorrhage and catastrophic injuries due to an incorrect parenteral nutrition (PN) dose administered by the physicians.
ACCESSION #
61202837

 

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