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Nursing facility failed to monitor patient’s Coumadin therapy – $290,000 Settlement (access required)

The decedent, a 73-year-old woman, fell at home, breaking her leg and ankle. The injuries required hospitalization and surgical repair. Her orthopedic surgeon ordered anti-coagulation therapy/Coumadin (5mg/day) to start on post-op day number three, which was the day she was discharged from the hospital and admitted to a nearby nursing facility for rehabilitation therapy. The ...

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