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Airline passenger dies afterbeing sedated by doctor

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 02 January 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:12
  1. Carl Kovac
  1. Budapest

    A Budapest doctor is awaiting the results of an autopsy on a Finnish man he sedated during an airline flight last month. Mika Petterson, 34, died on December 5 on a Hungarian National Air Lines (Malev) flight about an hour after Dr Tamas Major, a pulmonary specialist, injected him with 10 mg of diazepam.

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