Start My Family Tree Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree.
Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.

Death due to medical error

« Back to Projects Dashboard

view all


  • Harvey Luther Mathews (1884 - 1950)
    Update 4/6/2019(CLM): Find A Grave #88262768 Find A Grave #11494282 Please Consult Sources.
  • Thomas Hicks of Trevithick (c.1633 - d.)
    “This gentleman's father,” continues Hals, “came to an untimely death by means of an unskilful nurse that attended him in his sickness. He being prescribed a clyster, wherein was to be compounded among...
  • Yankel (John) Rosenbaum (1961 - 1991)
    Murdered in Crown Heights, NY
  • Lois Maybel Rogers (1894 - 1929)
    Update 9/24/2016(CLM): I have very little on Lois . Lois did Graduate the University of Washingtion at Seattle. She passed away due to medical mismanagement. Find A Grave # 6585970. Please consult Sour...
  • Catherine Minerva Harrison (1919 - 1986)
    Updated 8/26/2016(CLM): Catherine Minerva (Briggs) Harrison was the middle child of three children. She hardly ever spoke of her childhood except that her father was a gambler, drunk and absent. As for...

Medical error

A medical error is a preventable adverse effect of care, whether or not it is evident or harmful to the patient. This might include an inaccurate or incomplete diagnosis or treatment of a disease, injury, syndrome, behavior, infection, or other ailment. Globally it is estimated that 142,000 people died in 2013 from adverse effects of medical treatment up from 94,000 in 1990.[1]


jump back to

this project is in HistoryLink