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W_HWasif Hussain is an Adult Neurology Resident PGY-5 at the University of Alberta

 

Hearing about last week's Alberta court ruling against David and Collet Stephan regarding the for their toddler son who died from bacterial meningitis in March 2012 left me with really strong, mixed emotions. This is something that we deal with as physicians so frequently and something that I am never able to quite get my head around. I am deeply saddened that this poor child has died from a completely preventable and treatable disease. I'm sad for those poor parents who lost their young child, doing what they thought was right (regardless of how wrong they may have been). ...continue reading