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Man dies after delay in detecting bleeding – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Feb. 24, 2009, decedent underwent rotator cuff repair surgery. In the early hours of Feb. 25, decedent complained of severe abdominal pain and he was noted to be hypotensive. Decedent’s nurse notified the hospitalist who ordered Protonix and Maalox. After several hours, decedent’s severe abdominal pain persisted, and the nurse was unable to obtain a ...

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