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Hospital claims that man's death was unrelated to a medication error

A patient at a US hospital was accidentally given the wrong medication which allegedly caused him to suffer a heart attack. He recovered only to die of a heart attack not long after. The hospital claims that the man's ultimate death was unrelated to the medication error. Nevertheless, the hospital has undertaken measures to prevent a recurrence of the medical error.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Tribune Star

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About: Hospital claims that man's death was unrelated to a medication error

Date: 3 December 2004

Source: Tribune Star

Author: John Chambers

URL: http://www.tribstar.com/articles/2004/12/04/news/news01.txt

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