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Old 02-19-2010, 10:02 PM
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Default Dead Woman Comes Back to Life at Mortuary

Dead Woman Comes Back to Life

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Funeral home workers in the Colombian city of Cali got the shock of a lifetime when an apparently dead 45-year-old woman suddenly started breathing and moving as they prepared her for burial, AFP reported Wednesday.
Local media said the woman had been declared clinically dead at a medical facility Tuesday after having been hospitalized in serious condition with a neurological condition a day earlier.
"The instruments the patient was connected to gave no blood pressure or heart rate readings," said Miguel Angel Saavedra, a doctor at the clinic where the woman was treated.
Medical staff at the facility signed the women's death certificate and her body was transferred to a funeral home to be prepared for burial.
"When they were going to apply formaldehyde, the patient began to breathe again and make movements," Saavedra told a local news station.
The woman, whose name has not been released, was readmitted to hospital, doctors said.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,586302,00.html
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Old 02-19-2010, 10:36 PM
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Bet those poor guys had to throw their pants away!!
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Bet those poor guys had to throw their pants away!!
Thats for sure.
What do they do with the death cert, tear it up? Wonder if it had been filed yet and how much red tape her and her family will have to deal with. I know here in the US there would lots the ins co, ss, and the courts.
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Old 02-19-2010, 10:51 PM
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I wonder how alive she really is. Story says she has a neurological condition.
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I think that would be enough for me to change my occupation LOL
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YIKES! I think I would jump into next week if that happened!!!
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I think I'd have technicians crawling all over the machines she was hooked up to in the first place.
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ok i dont know about you all, but at my job MD needs to listen for HR before pronouncing....guess this isnt a standard practice? The machines arent always accurate....
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I think that would be enough for me to change my occupation LOL
I'd have to change my pants first and then my occupation. That is a hospice nurses worst nightmare. Holy crap.
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All I can say is WOW.

My friend says that if she were the nurses/docs who declared her, she would just blame it on the equipment.
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