TALLINN - The Viru District prosecutor's office lodged an indictment of negligent homicide against a doctor whose patient brought to hospital in serious condition died after a misdiagnosis in Nov. 2012.
The statement of charges notes that the 39-year-old doctor, identified by his first name as Igor, misdiagnosed a 42-year-old man brought to hospital of the northeast Estonian industrial city Kohtla-Jarve in serious condition on Nov. 24, 2012. Rather than hospitalising the patient and putting him under surveillance the doctor released the man from hospital.
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