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Doctor accused of trying to kill patient

A general practitioner has been accused of trying to poison a patient by injecting her with insulin despite the patient not being a diabetic when he discovered he was in her last will and testament. The patient had to be admitted to hospital due to a resulting hypoglycaemic attack. The doctor's defence was that he thought it was Vitamin B, but he is now under close supervision.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Sunday Telegraph

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About: Doctor accused of trying to kill patient

Date: 29 May 2005

Source: Sunday Telegraph

Author: Linda Silmalis


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