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Medical Malpractice Case Accuses Care Center of Killing a Patient

A woman in Fayetteville is suing a healthcare professional and the facility he works for after a patient under their care ended up dying. The plaintiff is accusing Dr. Scott Allen Keffer and the Ansted Center of medical malpractice. According to the lawsuit, the victim underwent hip replacement surgery in mid-November, but was readmitted to the hospital a month later due to an infection. After a having a small procedure to drain the infection, doctors decided that the victim would undergo a six week run of IV antibiotics, Vancomycin and Ceftaz. The victim was discharged from the hospital and into the care of the Ansted Center, where she never received her doses of Ceftaz. A week later, the victim was again taken to the hospital, this time for a severe infection. Doctors ordered an irrigation of the wound and reordered the Vancomycin and Ceftaz treatment. A few days later, the…
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