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The case of Darling Charleston Community Memorial Hospital was reported by the
parent of Dorrence Darling II, who had not attained the age of majority by then, against the
defendant, Charleston Community Memorial Hospital, and one of its doctors Doctor John
Alexander. While Darling was participating in a school football game on 5
th
-November-1960, he
broke his leg and was admitted at Charleston Community Memorial Hospital. It was alleged that
Dr. Alexander just applied dressing on the broken leg after which, he placed Dorrence’s broken
leg into a cast. It did not last long before the leg of Darling II griping into agony into his toes just
after he was placed into a cast. At this juncture, it was established that Darling’s legs had swollen
and had developed obscured shading. By 6
th
/November, it developed into cold and numb
(Perdue, 2014). Dr. Alexander only took the opportunity of cutting the cast from the toes of
Darling II by around 7
th
/November. The actual splitting of the cast by Dr. Alexander was on
8
th
/November, which he had done using a saw. While splitting the cast, Dr. Alexander wound up
cutting the two sides of the broken legs of his patient. It was at this position that other medics
were capable of observing blood draining and smell also originating from the cast of Darling II.
The healthcare needs of Darling II were under the hands of Charleston Community
Hospital and Dr. Alexander, who owed him the duty of special care. After all these, Darling II
was then transferred to Barnes Hospital in Saint Louis on 19
th
/November under the care of doctor
Reynolds. At that time, Dr. Reynold was heading the department of medical surgery and
orthopedics (Marren, Feazell, & Paddock, 2015). During his routine check-ups, he discovered
that Darling II’s leg had a lot of damaged tissue that had been caused by poor treatment at
Charleston Community Memorial Hospital. It was at this point that Dr. Reynolds proposed to cut
off eight inches underneath the knee of the broken leg of Darling II, and this resulted in
amputation (Perdue, 2014). Before embarking on the actual discourser of the hospitals that

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Running head: PROMPT 1 Discussion Student’s Name Institution Date PROMPT 2 The case of Darling Charleston Community Memorial Hospital was reported by the parent of Dorrence Darling II, who had not attained the age of majority by then, against the defendant, Charleston Community Memorial Hospital, and one of its doctors Doctor John Alexander. While Darling was participating in a school football game on 5th-November-1960, he broke his leg and was admitted at Charleston Community Memorial Hospital. It was alleged that Dr. Alexander just applied dressing on the broken leg after which, he placed Dorrence’s broken leg into a cast. It did not last long before the leg of Darling II griping into agony into his toes just after he was placed into a cast. At this juncture, it was established that Darling’s legs had swollen and had developed obscured shading. By 6th/November, it developed into cold and numb (Perdue, 2014). Dr. Alexander only took the opportunity of cutting the cast from the toes of Darling II by around 7th/November. The actual splitting of the cast by Dr. Alexander was on 8th/November, which he had done using a saw. While splitting the cast, Dr. Alexander wound up cutting the two sides of the broken legs of his patient. It was at this position that other medics were capable of observing blood draining and smell also originating from the cast of Darling II. The healthcare needs of Darling II were under the hands of Charleston Community Hospital and Dr. Alexande ...
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