Your Name: Kathy Ferguson
Patient's Name/Relationship: Larry Bartolazzi/brother
City/State: Springfield, Illinois
When did event occur (what year)? 2015
Where did event occur? Acute Care General Hospital
What type of medical harm did you experience or witness? Combination of Above or "Other". Please explain.
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. My brother was admitted to the hospital for a prostate biopsy. He ended up with a perforated urethra, acquired MRSA, became septic and lost most of his kidney function due to a reaction from an antibiotic and is now on renal dialysis.
What was the outcome of the medical harm issue? Permanent disability