TITLE

CASE STUDY: "UTERINE ATONY"

AUTHOR(S)
Marotta, Nicholas J.; Kaplan, Andrew I.
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Contemporary OB/GYN;Dec2002, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Details a malpractice case filed by a woman against her attending labor and delivery nurse for failure to monitor her for postpartum bleeding in the delivery room and thereafter, in conjunction with the first-year resident and delivering obstetrician, causing the physicians to fail to appreciate the bleeding. Overview of the facts of the case; Hospital regulation that complicated the defense; Argument presented by the plaintiffs.
ACCESSION #
17179757

 

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