A young mum who died of sepsis shortly after a Caesarean section, was the victim of grossly inadequate medical care.
A coroner has found 26-year-old,
Michaela Perrin, a mum of three, sadly died of sepsis shortly after a Caesarean section, the coroner found she was the victim of grossly inadequate medical care.
Coroner Harriet Grahame has referred the doctor for investigation by the Health Care Complaints Commission, reports 9 news.
Ms Perrin, 26, gave birth to a healthy baby girl Brittany on October 16, 2014.
Three days later she was discharged. A day later she returned to hospital complaining of wound pain. She was sent home by Dr Cristina Penaneuva with pain killers.
The following day on October 21, she returned to hospital with worsening symptoms and was admitted.
Early in the morning on October 22 she was found dead in her room. Michaela had died of septic shock associated with a serious bacterial infection.
The Coroner found Dr Penaneuva never identified the possibility of sepsis nor did she question Ms Perrin about the intensity of her pain.
Watch the 9 news report below.
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