I'm gonna show you ... that a woman can be tough (angeleyes2699) wrote in thequestionclub,
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Malpractice?

My brother recently went to the emergency room with a fever and what turned out to be a raging throat/sinus infection. The doctor who looked at him sent him home with a nasal spray. A nasal spray! Needless to say, he ended up back at the emergency room two days later and almost passed out from the fever while there. He was seen by another doctor who prescribed him antibiotics and atasol-30's to help him sleep. The second doctor and the triage nurse almost fainted themselves when he told them what the first doctor had prescribed him!

My question -- is there anything he can do? We're in Canada, so the visits cost him nothing, but he does not have drug insurance and shelled out a lot of money for the meds. I mean, the care he got was obviously substandard. Other than registering a complaint with the Patient Relations Officer, what can he do??
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