Inquest into the Death of Julissa Teresa GILBERT

Delivered on - 27 May 2014

Delivered at - Perth

Finding of - Deputy State Coroner

Recommendations - N/A

Orders/Rules - N/A

Suppression Order - N/A

Summary - The deceased was a 57 year old woman who presented at the Geraldton Regional Hospital ED complaining of abdominal pain.  The deceased underwent emergency surgery.

The inquest focused on the post-operative management of the deceased.

The Coroner found the deceased died on 18 September 2008 and that the cause of death was intra-abdominal haemorrhage following appendectomy. The manner of death was misadventure.

Catch Words - Post-operative care – differential diagnosis - regional hospitals -misadventure

 

Last updated: 23-Jun-2014

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