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Failure to diagnose in a timely man allegedly led to death

A woman tells how her husband was taken to hospital after suffering from low blood pressure, nausea, diarrhea and inability to urinate. She claims that doctor's failed to recognize the seriousness of his condition and only admitted him to ICU 19 hours later where he eventually died from a bacterial blood infection. She has started legal proceedings with regards to the matter.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Edwardsville Intelligencer

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About: Failure to diagnose in a timely man allegedly led to death

Date: 16 February 2005

Source: Edwardsville Intelligencer

Author: Norma Mendoza

URL: http://www.goedwardsville.com/site/news.cfm?BRD=2291&dept_id=473648&newsid=13989054&PAG=461&rfi=9

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