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China Probe Looks At Anesthetic Behind Four Deaths

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Chinese officials have launched an investigation into the deaths of four people who died in an eastern province hospital after receiving an anesthetic for surgery. The heartbeat and breathing of three males who died were reported to have stopped under the anesthesia, which was not identified. A female patient experienced similar symptoms, but it was not clear if she received the same anesthetic. The investigation includes testing of samples of the drugs used. (Click here for more



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