A woman thought dead has come back to life.
How According to the portal “ABC Zdrowie”, a 66-year-old woman from the state of Iowa in the United States was pronounced dead. According to procedures, her body was placed in a bag. A few hours after her death, the woman woke up. How could there have been such a mistake?
The patient's condition was deteriorating by the second
This is one of those stories that freezes the blood in your veins. The 66-year-old woman has been in the Alzheimer's Special Care Center since December 2021. In the past year, the patient's condition began to deteriorate steadily. She was transferred to the hospice section, where on January 3, 2023 at 3 a.m. she was found to have no pulse and no breathing.
The fact that the woman had died was notified to her relatives and the local funeral home. Around 7:30 am, employees of the latter appeared at the facility to collect the corpses. An hour later, an unusual situation occurred, the woman's vital functions returned.
Funeral workers felt her pulse and weak breathing. She was driven back to the facility. Unfortunately, the story of the 66-year-old did not have a happy ending. Just 48 hours later, the woman died – for real this time.
A costly mistake
The woman's mistaken death was a huge blow to her family and loved ones. There is no doubt that they were deeply affected by the whole situation, being twice exposed to the need to hear information about her death.
It was an emotionally costly blow for the family, but it may be financially costly for the institution. CBS News reported that the center could be fined up to $10,000. dollaróin.
What do you think about the whole situation?