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'Dead' Woman Opens Eyes, Stops Organ Harvest

 
'Dead' Woman Opens Eyes, Stops Organ Harvest
Posted July 10th, 2013 @ 9:28am by John Johnson, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– The Syracuse Post-Standard has a medical story equal parts amazing and scary: Doctors who thought a 41-year-old woman was dead were preparing to remove her organs when she opened her eyes in the operating room. St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center eventually got fined $6,000 by the state after investigators found a series of mistakes in the near disaster, the most jarring of which is that doctors disregarded a nurse's observation that the patient had been showing signs of improvement and was not, in fact, dead.

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