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ID:

205

Date:

2007-06-10

Headline:

Ailing Patient at St. Elizabeth's Poorly Monitored, Agency Says

Reporter's name:

Henri E. Cauvin

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The Washington Post

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

A Justice Department civil rights investigation, released to The Washington Post under FOIA, shows chronic problems at Washington's public mental hospital, St. Elizabeth's, where a mental patient who complained of stomach pain died from a twisted bowel that had gone undetected.

Keywords:

mental hospital, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, civil rights investigation

URL:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/06/09/AR2007060901164.html?sub=AR


Agencies:

DOJ

States:

DC

Categories:

health care


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