Child Death at VCU Medical Center - wtvr

Child Death at VCU Medical Center - wtvr

There are 82 comments on the WTVR story from May 11, 2010, titled Child Death at VCU Medical Center - wtvr. In it, WTVR reports that:

Sources tell CBS 6 News that on Tuesday, a six year-old boy from Chesterfield County died under anesthesia while receiving dental work at VCU's Dental Clinic.

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Lola

Statesville, NC

#81 Oct 11, 2012
oh no - this is so sad . we are not suppose to loose our children , our children are suppose to out live us . the family is in my prayers , does anyone know if there has been an account for people to help the family ? I just wonder WHAT was that dentist thinking ? this is NOT the parents fault , it's the DENTIST for taking that child's life . i can't tell you how disturbing this is .
Anonymous

Williamsburg, VA

#83 Jul 13, 2013
If I were you, I'd run from VCU like the plague...this advice is good for those planning to study at VCU or for those considering getting treatment at their "hospital." I had a MRSA infection on my nose. You cannot effectively treat one of these without lancing the blister and then giving the patient anti-biotics. Well, they prescribed the anti-biotics but refused to lance the blister. I told them and then some snotty NOVA kid (student) purposefully stuck a needle in the wrong part of my nose (squirting water on it before he did...pretending it was a local anesthetic) and caused me great pain without coming close to the infection. I went home and got worse...eventually, I had to pop the blister on my own weeks later and that is when I got better. However, VCU pursued me for years for the $250 debt for my one visit there where the kid pierced my nose. VCU is dangerous and you take your life in your own hands there. Moreover, it is a state institution so they can withhold your tax refunds to pay for their shoddy "services."

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