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Medical Mistakes / Lehman Death #362299

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 24, 1995
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(Studio: Connie Chung) A ruling by a medical examiner in Tampa, Florida, that a recent patient's death was due to the incompetence of a medical worker and other recent serious "medical mistakes" reported.

(Boston: Jacqueline Adams) The negligent homicide of cancer patient/health columnist Betsy Lehman by Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, which prescribed her and another patient four times the proper amount of toxic drugs, featured. [Editor, "The Boston Globe" Matthew STORIN - says Lehman was skeptical of the medical community.] [Dana- Farber Cancer Institute Dr. David LIVINGTON - says all indications point to human error.] [Cancer patient/Lehman friend Tony HENSHAW - comments on Lehman's death.] [Cancer Institute of New Jersey Dr. William HAIT - says anyone can make a mistake.]

Adams, Jacqueline;
Chung, Connie

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