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Wrongful Death suit filed against doctor

A man was admitted to hospital where he was diagnosed with coronary artery disease and a recent inferior myocardial infarction. He had surgery but then suffered from post-operative adult respiratory distress syndrome and pneumonia resulting in lung function loss. He eventually died after which his wife filed a wrongful death suit against doctors claiming that the doctor was negligent in not performing diagnostic tests for cardiovascular disease and in failing to refer him to a cardiologist.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Madison St Clair Record

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About: Wrongful Death suit filed against doctor

Date: 17 May 2005

Source: The Madison St Clair Record

Author: Steve Gonzalez


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