Tuesday, March 23, 2004

From the Toronto Star:
Doctor to probe dialysis deaths
A Manitoba doctor has been called in to help review the deaths of two dialysis patients who were given the wrong solution during their treatment, the Calgary Health Authority announced today.

Dr. Rob Robson, director of patient safety in Winnipeg, will help the Calgary authority investigate the deaths of Kathleen Prowse, 83, and Bart Wassing, 53.

From the Canadian Press:
Man says he's fourth case of patient given wrong solution in Calgary hospital
A top health authority official said Tuesday he wasn't aware of a fourth case involving a man who says he was given potassium chloride in a mixup similar to one that led to the deaths of two dialysis patients.

From the (Phoenix) Arizona Republic:
Canadian-drug seller opens 3rd Valley store
Despite several state warnings and federal disapproval, Joel Korsunsky has opened his third location to sell deeply discounted Canadian pharmaceutical drugs.

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