Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Nova Scotia doctor disciplined in 'death by 1,000 laxatives' case

A woman who described her treatment at a rural Nova Scotia hospital as "death by a thousand laxatives" has been successful in her complaint against the lead doctor who mistook cancer for constipation.

Even though she survived her ordeal, Isabel Palmeter never lived to see the decision issued this month by the College of Physicians and Surgeons against Dr. Mark Kazimirski. Palmeter died last November after a second battle with cancer at the age of 86.  Learn More

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