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GMC on the ropes

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Dr BG diagnosed and treated hypovolemic shock due to severe gastroenteritis. Jack recovered remarkably and was transferred out to ward 28 at pm. Sadly, Jack was given an ACEI in ward 28 around 7pm by his mother. But she checked before she gave his second dose that day and she was told she could. Jack collapsed within a few minutes.The PM diagnosis was septic shock. When the pathologist, Dr David O'Neill was asked if he could tell the difference between toxin or ACEI shock, he said it was outside ' his expertise', but that the collapse would fit an ACEI administration!! So, really, we do not even really know if Jack died of septic or Drug shock!! Yet, Dr BG is convicted of GNM in the UK, after making the child better!!!

Posted date

17 Aug 2018

Posted time

7:32pm

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