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Man awarded 200,000 over negligent handling of his colonoscopy

A man was awarded $200,000 after a physician's negligence during a colonoscopy procedure left him with serious injuries. He alleged that the physician did not monitor his condition adequately following the procedure and then attempted to repair the perforation himself instead of seeking the help of a surgeon.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by QC Times

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  • Perforated colon

Article Source Details

About: Man awarded 200,000 over negligent handling of his colonoscopy

Date: 15 February 2005

Source: QC Times

Author: Kay Luna

URL: http://www.qctimes.com/internal.php?story_id=1045598&t=Gateway&c=30,1045598

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