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Undiagnosed broken hip caused death

A man died from a pulmonary embolism, a blood clot that blocked a major artery in the lung, a month after leaving hospital after being admitted for injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was receiving analgesics for an injured hip that was an undiagnosed fracture despite being reviewed by 7 doctors and undergoing x-rays.

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Source: AGI Online

URL: http://www.agi.it/english/news.pl?doc=200512301150-1021-RT1-CRO-0-NF11&page=0&id=agionline-eng.oggitalia

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