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Family sues after manís feeding tube misplacement results in death

A Parkinsonís sufferer was admitted to hospital when he could not eat. Surgeons put a feeding tube in to wrong place which led to internal bleeding and peritonitis. He died the next day. The wrong type of anaesthetic was also used. The manís family has lodged a complaint against the hospital.

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About: Family sues after manís feeding tube misplacement results in death

Date: 26 June 2003

Source: BBC News UK Edition

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/staffordshire/3022936.stm

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