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Anesthesiologist prevails in epidural case (access required)

The plaintiff, a 35-year-old dwarf, had epidural anesthesia for cesarean delivery of her child. Because of the plaintiff's dwarfism, placement of the epidural was difficult. Plaintiff experienced breathing difficulties and a decrease in oxygen saturation. She was rushed to the operating room. Immediately after her airway was secured, plaintiff experienced cardiac arrest. She was resuscitated within ...

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