Staff sus­pended for IVmis­take

China Daily (Canada) - - CHINA -

Sev­eral med­i­cal per­son­nel at a hospi­tal in­Hu­nan prov­ince have been sus­pended for us­ing ex­pired medicine on chil­dren, lo­cal au­thor­i­ties said on Wed­nes­day. Nurses at Wu­gang City Peo­ple’sHospi­tal ad­min­is­tered ex­pired in­tra­venous nor­mal saline to six chil­dren on Sun­day af­ter­noon, ac­cord­ing to the city’s pub­lic­ity of­fice. Af­ter the mis­take was dis­cov­ered, the pa­tients were trans­ferred to the pro­vin­cial chil­dren’s hospi­tal on Sun­day night for ob­ser­va­tion. None dis­played any ad­verse re­ac­tions.

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