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Is letting a person lay on a hospital bed unconscious and do nothing be considered medical malpractice

1 Answers. Asked on Aug 17th, 2016 on Medical Malpractice - Ohio
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I took my husband to holzer medical center gallipolis Ohio because he wasn't feeling well and the doctors knew he was unconscious and did nothing
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Answered on Aug 18th, 2016 at 5:35 AM

Depending on the total facts, this could be actionable medical malpractice if,  as a result of being unattended, your husband suffered further permanent injuries or complications. 

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