Comments for: Reports: CA cancer patient wrongly got supplement

Posted Sept. 27, 2011, at 8:46 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 28, 2011, at 10:34 a.m.

OAKLAND, Calif. — A cancer patient who died at a California hospital during a nurses’ strike was given intravenously a nutritional supplement meant to be administered through a feeding tube, according to published reports. A replacement nurse at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland mistakenly hooked the nutrient solution …

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