Doctor sentenced to 3 months for medical error that led to death

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AMMAN — A Jordanian court found a medical doctor guilty of malpractice which led to the death of a person, Hala News reported.

Initially, the judicial authority at the Magistrates’ Court of Amman, headed by Judge Esmat Al-Rahamneh, sentenced the doctor to six months in jail, by quickly commuted it to three months. اضافة اعلان

Before issuing its verdict, the court heard that the convict performed a bariatric surgery for a 49-year-old person, but that complications after surgery led to his death.

A Technical Committee in the Ministry of Health said that there was a medical error that led to the death. The committee’s decision was attached to the case file.

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