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British girl, 5, dies of asthma attack after doctor refused to see her for being minutes late to appointment
 

British girl, 5, dies of asthma attack after doctor refused to see her for being minutes late to appointment

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A five-year-old British girl who was turned away by a doctor for being a few minutes late for an appointment died of an asthma attack that very day.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
 
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27 Feb 2017 - General
 
Honestly, some physicians tend to be reluctant with their jobs-- especially for those who had been in the service for quite sometime. I do understand having a lot of experience can ease away the excitement and sometimes, we tend to overlook details, However, what comes with reluctance is negligence. I don't understand how the physician can refuse treatment, especially if a patient looks like in dire need of emergent medical management. Although, as far as I know, legally, a physician can ref...
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