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Patient accuses paramedics

A city crew did not transport a woman with a spine injury, she says of the ordeal

By Dan Nakaso

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 15, 2014

~~<p>A veteran registered nurse in need of back surgery said Hono&shy;lulu paramedics did not follow common sense for her injuries when they allegedly sat her upright in her husband's truck and had him drive to the hospital on his own.</p>
<p>Stella Ching, 36, of Kapo&shy;lei was scheduled to be discharged Monday night from the Queen's Medical Center after surgery that required rods and screws to realign her spine and repair a broken vertebra.</p>
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A veteran registered nurse in need of back surgery said Hono­lulu paramedics did not follow common sense for her injuries when they allegedly sat her upright in her husband's truck and had him drive to the hospital on his own.

Stella Ching, 36, of Kapo­lei was scheduled to be discharged Monday night from the Queen's Medical Center after surgery that required rods and screws to realign her spine and repair a broken vertebra. Login for more...



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