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Baby Dies After Disrupted Catheter Incident
Crime, Health

LAS VEGAS -- Sunrise Children's Hospital has confirmed that a newborn child has died after a disrupted catheter line. The child died on July 22nd.

An investigation by Las Vegas police showed that there had been 14 cases of disrupted catheters at the hospital since February. As a result, two nurses, Sharon Ochoa-Reyes and Jessica Rice, have had their nursing licenses suspended.

Catheters are used as a means to draw blood or deliver medication or nutrition to the child.

Read Statement from Sunrise Children's Hospital

The newborn was one of two infants who experienced problems. The other infant has been discharged from the hospital. The Clark County Coroner has still not determined the cause of death.

Crime, Health

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