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Baby dies unnecessarily due to poor treatment of dehydration

A 17 month old baby was admitted to hospital after suffering dehydration from gastroenteritis. Doctors gave her the wrong type and amount of fluid to treat her dehydration. This resulted in swelling of her brain and death.

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About: Baby dies unnecessarily due to poor treatment of dehydration

Date: 19 Feb 2004

Source: BBC News UK Edition

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/3503187.stm

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