Delivered on - 27 May 2014
Delivered at - Perth
Finding of - Deputy State Coroner
Recommendations - N/A
Orders/Rules - N/A
Suppression Order - N/A
Summary - The deceased was a 57 year old woman who presented at the Geraldton Regional Hospital ED complaining of abdominal pain. The deceased underwent emergency surgery.
The inquest focused on the post-operative management of the deceased.
The Coroner found the deceased died on 18 September 2008 and that the cause of death was intra-abdominal haemorrhage following appendectomy. The manner of death was misadventure.
Catch Words - Post-operative care – differential diagnosis - regional hospitals -misadventure
Last updated: 23-Jun-2014
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