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'Dead' man found breathing

29th September 2010

It has emerged that a man who paramedics in south west England wrongly thought was dead was later found to be breathing by undertakers.

The case in 2008 was one of more than 60 Serious Untoward Incidents (SUIs) recorded by the South Western Ambulance Service between 2007 and 2009. After the undertakers found signs of life in the man, paramedics returned to take him for treatment, though the ambulance services stressed that such SUIs were a small proportion of incidents it attended.

 

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Article Information

Title: 'Dead' man found breathing
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 16231
Date Added: 29th Sep 2010

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