Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 
News » Doctor accused of trying to kill patient
 

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

Related Disease Topics:

Related Symptom Topics:

Article Source Details

About: Doctor accused of trying to kill patient

Date: 29 May 2005

Source: Sunday Telegraph

Author: Linda Silmalis

URL: http://www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,15432269-421,00.html

Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

More News Topics

  • Celecoxib no longer allowed to be used as a cancer treatment
  • Celiac disease in the UK grossly underdiagnosed
  • Celiac disease is a chronically undiagnosed and misdiagnosed condition
  • Celiac disease more common than thought
  • Celiac may be the cause of infertility in some women
  • Cells that drive brain cancer growth have been identified
  • Cement treatment for osteoporosis fractures
  • Certain conditions faced by childhood cancer survivors predisposes them to developing breast cancer
  • Certain factors can increase the risk of postpartum depression
  • Certain foods have proven health benefits
  •  

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise