Patients can suffer great harm when their doctors act negligently when it comes to the administration of a medication or solution. Such harm can have major impacts on a patient’s life. Thus, it is very important for medical professionals to not commit this type of negligence.
There is a case in Texas in which allegations of medical negligence related to the administration of a solution have been brought. The case involves an incident that reportedly occurred as a woman was being prepared for a medical procedure.
According to the woman, during this preparation, two doctors sprayed a solution into her nose. The woman claims that the two doctors acted negligently in using the solution that they did, given the solution’s toxic nature. According to the woman, this negligence caused her to suffer a variety of harms including:
- Mental anguish
The woman has brought a lawsuit in Texas in connection to these allegations. It will be interesting to see how this case is resolved.
As the allegations in this case demonstrate, it can be very harmful when a medical professional acts negligently in regards to the administration of a solution or medication. No patient should have to be subjected to this type of medical negligence.
Thus, one hopes that medical professionals are held accountable when they commit negligence when administering a patient a medication or solution. One also hopes medical professionals will do everything they reasonably can to avoid exposing their patients to this type of negligence.
Source: The Southeast Texas Record, “Woman claims docs sprayed wrong solution into nasal cavity,” John Suayan, Aug. 22, 2011