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Committee to investigate boys death after possible misdiagnosis

A 13 year old boy had an accident when his motorcycle ran into the back of a van. The boy was taken to hospital after 20 minutes. Doctors did all the checks recommended for patients suffering from head injuries from accidents but did not detect any serious injury. The boy died in his dormitory room that night from internal bleeding in his brain. The Public Health Ministry is investigating the doctors actions.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Nation

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About: Committee to investigate boys death after possible misdiagnosis

Date: 8 June 2004

Source: The Nation


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