Scathing Report Details Joan Rivers Final Minutes

Melissa Rivers releases statement saying she is "outraged" over clinic's alleged failings.
1:40 | 11/11/14

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grateful to be reunited with their families. Now, to the Joan rivers case. Thorpts now revealing that there were selfies taken be Joan rivers while she was sedated. And warning signs edmiss. Here's ABC's Mara schiavocampo. Reporter: Tonight, new details about Joan rivers' death. A report on the yorkville endoscopy clinic finding the facility failed to follow a number of procedures. The 81-year-old comedian was undergoing a scheduled procedure for acid reflux in August when she went into cardiac arrest. The record by the department of health claims the clinic failed to identify deteriorating vital signs and provide time little intervention. Rivers was sedated for the procedure with propofol, the same powerful anesthetic involved in Michael Jackson's death. The report saying her dose of propofol was inconsistently documented. The highly critical report goes on to say rivers didn't consent to every procedure that was performed, including one conducted by her surgeon, who wasn't even authorized to work at the clinic. And that a staff member proceeded to take pictures of rivers with his cell phone while she was sedated. Now, attorneys for rivers' daughter Melissa released a statement, saying she is outraged by the misconduct and mismanage noun shone to have occurred and will direct her efforts towards ensuring that what happened to her mother will occur again. The yorkville endoscopy clinic says they've sub milted a plan for fifxing the problems in the report, and that none of the staff members mentioned still works here.

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