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Hospital Overhydrated Child For Nausea (access required)

Type of Action: medical malpractice Description: Two-year-old girl hospitalized for IV rehydration following 24 hours of nausea and vomiting from stomach virus. Admitting pediatrician allegedly ordered two to three times the appropriate amount of fluids for 21-pound infant. On-call pediatrician, called to hospital in early morning, failed to recognize the overhydration, as did all treating nurses. ...

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