Patient Story

Your Name: Deborah Crothers

Patient's Name/Relationship: Michael Williamson

City/State: Knoxville, TN

When did event occur (what year)? 2010

Where did event occur?Acute Care General Hospital

What type of medical harm did you experience or witness? Medication Error

Please describe what happened. Your story will appear on our website exactly as you have written it unless there is a problem, in which case we will contact you for clarification. The hospital gave my son an injection of Coumadin when he was also taking the oral medication.

What was the outcome of the medical harm issue? Extended length of hospital stay