Medical News Summary: Woman left in vegetative state after caesarian


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About: Woman left in vegetative state after caesarian
Date: 14 May 2003
Source: ABC Action News
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by ABC Action News): A woman had a caesarian delivery of a baby boy. Soon after, she suffered heart failure. Doctors told her husband that she would require a blood transfusion as she had lost a lot of blood but no transfusion was carried out. There was also discrepancies about the amount of blood loss she suffered. She then fell into a vegetative state.
URL: http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/news/051303_SR_medicalmistake.html
Related Disease Topics: Heart failure, Caesarian, Vegetative state, Hemorrhage
Related Treatment Topics: Blood transfusion

Related Medical News Channels: This medical news summary article refers to the following medical channel categories:
  • Errors and hemorrhage
  • Errors and caesarian delivery
  • Errors and vegetative state

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