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Unattended patient suffers Brain Damage in ICU

A highly successful businessman from California came to Chicago to attend his niece's wedding . A recovering alcoholic, he'd stopped just before coming to Chicago.When he began suffering delirium tremons(DTs) as a result of etoh withdrawal  he was taken to the hospital ER. From there he was transferred to the ICU with instructions that he be closely monitored. However, he was left unmonitored by the staff for an extended period of time. When he was found he was unresponsive and not breathing. He was revived after being intubated but he had suffered extensive brain damge as a result of oxygen deprivation. Unable to care for himself as a result of his injury he remained in Chicago and lived in a nursing home until his death three years later.