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Anesthetist cleared of baby killing charges

A consultant anesthetist accidentally injected air into a 6 week old baby’s blood stream during routine stomach surgery. He injected the air twice. He called the surgeon for help as soon as he realized his error but the baby died in an hour. The anesthetist was cleared of any wrongdoing.

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About: Anesthetist cleared of baby killing charges

Date: 18 May 2004

Source: BBC News UK Edition

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/3724681.stm

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