In Nizhny Novgorod opened a case after the death of the patient in the hospital

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A criminal case on the fact of death of the patient in the hospital opened in Nizhny Novgorod, reports SUCK in the Nizhny Novgorod region.

According to investigators, on 10 November 2016 at the city clinical hospital No. 40, was hospitalized patient with a diagnosis of «acute pyelonephritis». Fifteenth day of November 50-year-old woman died. According to the conclusion it is judicial-medical examination, the woman’s death was caused by intoxication due to purulent peritonitis.

«Insurance investigators believe that the final diagnosis the patient was installed only on the fourth day of stay in hospital, that is, there was a diagnostic error. A criminal case under article «causing death by negligence due to improper performance of their professional duties.» In the course of a criminal investigation of the actions of the doctors for causing death of the patient, will be given a basic legal assessment. The investigation of the criminal case continues,» — said in the message of regional SUCK.

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