The nurse meant to give him the antacid Pepcid, but grabbed the death drug instead. The man went into respiratory arrest and was revived. But he died a month later, with his family now filing a massive lawsuit.
“We conducted an internal review and have several new processes in place to ensure a situation like this doesn’t happen again,” the hospital said in a statement.
But for those who think about checking into Miami’s North Shore Medical Center, you may want to heed a word of warning: That same nurse is still working in the Intensive Care Unit.