Brain Surgery Patient Sent Home in Cab, Ends Up on Street in Hospital Gown

The ear-to-ear wound on James Absten's shaved head is still fresh, held together by a row of staples. Less than two weeks ago, Absten, a 58-year-old man from Puyallup, Wash. had a fourth round of surgery for a brain tumor. Now the medical center that treated Absten is under scrutiny, after sending him home last Thursday from an unscheduled trip to the emergency department in a taxicab. The driver reportedly left him alone on a curb at 10:30 p.m., blocks away from the care facility where he was...Full Story
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