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The Deadly Choices at Memorial

Number 24264
Subject Health Care
Source ProPublica
State NY
Year 2009
Publication Date 08/30/2009; 09/12/2009; 09/23/2009; 10/16/2009; 10/18/2009; 10/25/2009; 11/23/2009; 12/27/2009; 01/02/2010
Summary Reporter Sheri Fink takes a close look at the course of events at Memorial Medical Center in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The hospital was "cut off from the world" and doctors took drastic measures, some admitting to injecting gravely ill patients to quicken their death.
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Pages 51
Keywords Katrina; hurricane; hospital; medical center; Louisiana; New Orleans; flood;
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