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Questions raised after woman’s death at Jewish General Hospital emergency room – Montreal
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Questions raised after woman’s death at Jewish General Hospital emergency room – Montreal

According to Montreal’s Jewish General Hospital staff who spoke to Global News on condition of anonymity, on Nov. 26th an elderly woman died in the emergency room when she shouldn’t have. The death is prompting questions from health-care advocates.“Was she taken care of adequately as she should’ve been?” wondered patients rights advocate Paul G. Brunet.According to information obtained by Global News, at around 1 p.m., an 84 year-old woman arrived at the hospital via ambulance with flu-like symptoms. Read more: Quebec to open clinics led by nurse practitioners to ease Montreal’s ER crisis Staff said she was assessed as level 3 emergency, given 4 litres of oxygen and placed on a stretcher in a corridor. Story continues below advertisement ...