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Death due to medical error

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  • 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]


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