Costa Mesa Nursing Home Fined For Alleged Death

Costa Mesa Nursing Home Fined For Alleged Death

COSTA MESA — A Costa Mesa nursing home faces a $75,000 fine from state health officials, who say violations led to the death of a 92-year-old patient in September … According to state officials, the nursing home failed to detect a ruptured intestinal ulcer and infection after a patient was admitted to recover from a broken hip..

According to the story, “the nursing home failed to detect a ruptured intestinal ulcer and infection after a patient was admitted to recover from a broken hip.” Furthermore, “State investigators say staff noted the patient developed a distended, painful abdomen, low urine output and loss of appetite, but never contacted his doctor.”

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