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Hospital responsible for second death due to medical error

A 12 year old girl was given twice the normal dose of a cardiac accelerant drug leading to her death in the second medical error to occur at a hospital being investigated by a coroner. The county coroner was first alerted to the hospitalís misdemeanors when a male cancer patient, aged 21 years died after being given another patientís medication.

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About: Hospital responsible for second death due to medical error

Date: 4 November 2005

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