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Boy's parents demand compensation from hospital for his death

A court ordered a Chinese hospital to pay compensation to the parents of a 2 year old boy who died after being treated at the hospital for a high temperature with diazepam, a sedative. The boy developed breathing difficulties, his skin went blue, had pink exudate discharge from his nose and soon after died after receiving the medication for fits he was having upon admission. His parents believe 4 pages of hospital notes were removed to cover up a medical error; the hospital defends the treating doctors' actions and states that the child died from his illness.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Shanghai Daily.com

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About: Boy's parents demand compensation from hospital for his death

Date: 10 October 2005

Source: Shanghai Daily.com

Author: Angela Xu

URL: http://www.shanghaidaily.com/art/2005/10/10/200125/Court_orders_children__039_s_hospital__to_compensate_for_toddler__039_s_de.htm

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This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Medical error
  • Medical error and childhood illness
  • Medical error and high temperatures
  • Medical error and fever
  • Medical error and breathing difficulties
  • Medical error and skin went blue
  • Medical error and pink exudate
  • Medical error and nasal discharge
  • Medical error and discharge from nose
  • Medical error and fits
  • Medical error and sedatives
  • Medical error and diazepam
  • Medical error and febrile convulsions
  • Medical error and seizures
  • Medical error and hospital
  • Medical error and hospital cover up
  • Medical error and childhood death
  • Medical error and infant mortality
  • Medical malpractice
  • Medial malpractice and childhood illness
  • Medical malpractice and high temperatures
  • Medical malpractice and fever
  • Medical malpractice and breathing difficulties
  • Medical malpractice and skin went blue
  • Medical malpractice and pink exudate
  • Medical malpractice and nasal discharge
  • Medical malpractice and discharge from nose
  • Medical malpractice and fits
  • Medical malpractice and sedatives
  • Medical malpractice and diazepam
  • Medical malpractice and hospital
  • Medical malpractice and hospital cover up
  • Medical malpractice and compensation
  • Medical malpractice and medical error
  • Medical malpractice and seizures
  • Medical malpractice and febrile convulsions
  • Medical malpractice and childhood death
  • Medical malpractice and infant mortality

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