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Focus (Health: Hospital Emergency Rooms and Children) #585394

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 08, 1992
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(No location given: Ann Curry) Inadequacy of hospital emergency systems to treat pediatric problems featured. [Jim and Mona KELLY - describe incident in which hospital failed to diagnose their late baby daughter's health problem.] [Pediatrician Dr. Richard FLYER - says needs of children have not been addressed.] [University of Florida Dr. Robert LUTEN - calls for legislation.] Need for special training for emergency teams dealing with kids outlined. [Pediatric nurse Sharon SIBINICH, pediatric ICU director Dr. Judith BRILL - comment on the problems in training and equipment.] [Mona KELLY - offers warning to other parents.]

Reporter(s):
Curry, Ann;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:04:10

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