The Patient with Plaster Fixation Died Suddenly Because of Pulmonary Embolism, The Physician Had No Fault for It According to the Medical Standard
The patient X was diagnosed with Achilles’ tendon on her right leg and the plaster was replaced by the physician Y as the accused during the referral. Meanwhile, the X expressed uncomfortable and was diagnosed with “hyperventilation syndrome” by the Y. After taking paperbeg rebreathing, the X still had abdominal pain and was sent to Sendai Municipal Hospital as an emergency after the Y called an ambulance. The X was still dead in the next day and the suspicious reason was “pulmonary embolism.” The plaintiffs i.e. the husband and the son of the X complained for a compensation that the Y had diagnosed wrongfully and obeyed the duty to prevent thrombosis and emergency duties.