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Knowles v. United States
Citation:544 N.W.2d 183 (S.D. 1996)
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The plaintiffs’ baby was admitted for treatment of a fever at Ellsworth Air Force Base Hospital in Rapid City, South Dakota. On the night before his discharge, the specialists failed to report to nurses or physicians that the baby’s temperature had been dropping throughout the night. The baby later developed hypoglycemia and suffered respiratory arrest, resulting in severe permanent brain damage.
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