Treating Physician Did Not Violate Standard of Care for Failure to Treat Brain Swelling, Jury Finds
A 12-year-old girl was taken by ambulance to a hospital. She exhibited symptoms of hyperglycemia, abnormal respiration, and an accelerated heart rate. The physician in the emergency department treated her with insulin. Ten minutes later, the physician noted that the patient had acidemia (significant amounts of acid in the blood).
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