Medical error claims life of second patient at Kaiser facility

Health officials in California revealed a second death of a patient at a Kaiser Permanente hospital involving a serious medical error. A 12 year old girl died at Santa Clara Medical Center after receiving a double dose of epinephrine. Last week, it was announced that a patient in San Jose died after being injected with the wrong chemotherapy drug. The hospitals said they will adopt new guidelines approved by the California intended to prevent such mistakes.

- see this article from The San Francisco Chronicle