Patient Mistakenly Pronounced Dead, Awakens to Doctors Preparing to Remove Organs

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Patient Mistakenly Pronounced Dead, Awakens to Doctors Preparing to Remove Organs

By David Mittleman

When White Coat Syndrome Isn’t Just Psychosomatic 

Have you ever heard of white coat syndrome?  It might sound a little silly, but white coat syndrome is high blood pressure that occurs only within the context of a doctor’s office typically because of anxiety related to visiting the doctor.  But sometimes things do go wrong at the doctor’s office or hospital.  Take, for example, one woman who awoke during a visit to the emergency room to find doctors mistakenly preparing to remove some of her organs.

Patient Mistakenly Pronounced Dead

Colleen S. Burns of Syracuse, NY was transported to <a class="colorbox" …read more

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