Wednesday, 28 October 2009

You've got asthma, tumour girl, 10, told

A girl of ten died after doctors failed to spot a tumour in her throat eight times - and misdiagnosed it as asthma, an inquest heard yesterday.
Bethany Flowers was repeatedly taken to hospital in the two weeks before her death after collapsing with breathing difficulties. Her breathing problems became so severe doctors had to transfer her to a specialist unit with a life support machine to keep her alive. But an air ambulance was diverted to another emergency and she died being transferred by road...
Source: The Metro

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