TITLE

Patient claims exam couch fall broke hip

AUTHOR(S)
Helen Bruce
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Daily Mail;3/29/2013, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A WOMAN fractured her hip after she fell off an examination couch in a medical centre, a court has heard.
ACCESSION #
86416313

 

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