Childhood emergencies

May 2010


Failure to diagnose: brain tumour

Volume 39, No.5, May 2010 Pages 335-337

Sara Bird

Case studies are based on actual medical negligence claims or medicolegal referrals; however certain facts have been omitted or changed by the author to ensure the anonymity of the parties involved.

This article discusses a recent coronial inquest into the death of a 5 year old girl from a brain tumour.

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