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TN Paramedic Demoted After Medication Error

When Davis was carried into the emergency room a doctor noticed something wasn't right.

Thursday, September 15, 2011


When Melvin Davis was carried into the emergency room last Thursday, a doctor noticed something wasn't right.

"Soon after we arrived at Erlanger with a patient, [the ER doctor] visually determined the wrong IV bag was hung and reported it to the supervisor," said Chief Ken Wilkerson, who oversees Hamilton County Medical Services.

WRCB TV: EMS used wrong IV in Melvin Davis transport

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