In­quest told: vi­tal to do tests

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TESTS have to be done be­fore in­tra­venous feed­ing of pa­tients at hos­pi­tals, to en­sure that the feed­ing tube is in the stom­ach and not in a lung, a nurse tes­ti­fied yes­ter­day.

Nurse Sa­rina Wes­sels of Groote Schuur Hospi­tal was tes­ti­fy­ing be­fore mag­is­trate In­grid Fre­itag at an in­quest into the death of Jo­hanna Solomons, who died at the hospi­tal from com­pli­ca­tions re­lat­ing to mo­tor neu­ron dis­ease.– Sapa

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