Doctor fired after the administration of potentially lethal doses of painkillers in 27 patients


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According to the hospital in Ohio, a local doctor is accused of that he gave potentially lethal doses of painkilling drugs at least 27 patients who were on the verge of death.

Osteopath patients prescribed “more than comfort”. Families were asked to stop all resuscitation measures for these patients, the statement said clinic Mount Carmel Health System in Columbus.

The doctor was suspended from treatment and dismissed after an internal investigation. He worked in the hospital for five years, said in his statement ed lamb (Ed Lamb), CEO of Mount Carmel. According to lamb, about incidents reported to the authorities.

Relatives of one of the deceased patients filed a lawsuit in the court that death was caused by a lethal dose of fentanyl. It is unclear whether the others died from the direct effects of the drugs under investigation.