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Hospital medical error settles out of court

The hospital involved with a case where a surgical patient was mistakenly injected a with unlabelled antiseptic rather than a medicated radioactive dye has reached an out of court settlement with the surviving family. A theatre nurse has acknowledge the blame and the hospital now enforces medication and solution labeling.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Seattle Post

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About: Hospital medical error settles out of court

Date: 14 Septmeber 2005

Source: Seattle Post

URL: http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/240657_hospital14.html

Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Cause of death
  • Cause of hospital related death
  • Cause of surgical error
  • Cause of medical error
  • Medical error
  • Medical error and surgery
  • Medical error and antiseptic
  • Medical error and radioactive dye
  • Medical error and death
  • Medical error and hospital error
  • Medical error and litigation
  • Medical error and lawsuit
  • Medical malpractice and death
  • Medical malpractice and radioactive dye
  • Medical malpractice and dye
  • Medical malpractice and antiseptic
  • Medical malpractice and surgery
  • Medical malpractice and hospital error

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