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http://wbztv.com/topstories/local_story_236092731.htmlAn 86-year-old man has died three weeks after a surgeon operated on the wrong side of his head, and state health authorities were investigating whether the mistake contributed to his death.
The patient, whose name wasn't released, died Saturday. The state medical examiner was determining the cause of death, according to a spokeswoman for the state health department.
The man underwent emergency surgery at Rhode Island Hospital on July 30 to treat bleeding in his brain, according to a state report released Thursday.
A nurse practitioner for Dr. Frederick Harrington didn't record which side of the man's brain required surgery. ...
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