Toddler dies after being prescribed 'exceptionally high' amount of potassium

December 12, 2014 5:35 PM

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Toddler dies after being prescribed 'exceptionally high' amount of potassium

An investigation into a toddler’s death after what was considered a routine operation has found that she was prescribed an “exceptionally high” amount of potassium, The Mirror reported.

Willow Kemp was 20 months old when she underwent a gastrostomy in June 2012 at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. She suffered from cardiac and respiratory issues, and was recovering in the intensive care unit, the report said.

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