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MEDICAL SOCIAL WORKERS are a rare breed in the U.S., with a shortage of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals who can treat the most critical ailments.
But they can provide essential care, as they did in the case of a 26-year-old woman who died at a hospice facility in New Jersey.
The woman, Elizabeth, was hospitalized in July after a heart attack.
She was an experienced nurse, and her family was worried about her health, so they began looking into hospice care.
After months of searching, Elizabeth was found to have severe pneumonia and heart disease.
In July, her mother and sister called the hospital and said their daughter had died.
Elizabeth was pronounced dead at a nearby hospice.
At a hearing Tuesday, doctors were told they had to do more than look for a heart in the abdomen.
They had to identify the heart, identify the symptoms and conduct a thorough examination.
They also had to determine the cause of death, including whether the death was the result of heart failure.
The doctors used an X-ray to identify Elizabeth’s heart and blood pressure, which was found elevated.
They sent Elizabeth to the hospital’s intensive care unit, where they placed her in an airway harness and placed her under a medically induced coma.
Her family later learned Elizabeth had suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Doctors determined she had congestive heart failure, which is the result from a blocked artery that can lead to heart attacks.
Elizabeth was in critical condition at the time she died.
Her family did not have the funds to transport her to a hospital in the state of Florida.
On Tuesday, a coroner’s jury decided the state did not show sufficient cause for her death, a decision that was overturned by a state appeals court.
A coroner’s panel of three doctors, two nurses and an attorney reviewed medical records and medical charts, including a chart of Elizabeth’s temperature.
The panel also noted there were several signs of cardiac arrhythmias, which could indicate a blocked coronary artery.
Elizabeth’s mother, Stephanie, said her daughter was not breathing when she was found.
“I feel like the doctors lied to me,” Stephanie told The Associated Press.
“The hospital did not look at the chart.
They did not get the right results from the X-rays.
I feel like they are lying to me.”
She said doctors did not take the time to look at medical records.
She said she was devastated that Elizabeth’s family could not find help at the hospital.
Doctors did not check her heart condition, she said.
I can’t go to a funeral without having to see an ambulance. “
My family was not able to get to a doctor.
I can’t go to a funeral without having to see an ambulance.
They are all in shock.
I don’t know what to do.
I just don’t have any answers.
A state appeals panel said the state had not demonstrated that it did not need more care, such as a heart transplant.
The ruling by the appeals panel was based on the fact that doctors at the facility could not detect any heart damage in Elizabeth’s body and that she had a medical condition that made her more likely to have heart failure in the future.
The appeals panel did not allow for an autopsy.
The case will be sent back to the state Medical Examiner’s Office to determine whether the doctors and nurses violated medical ethics rules.
The state is appealing the decision.
It is unusual for states to take a case to a coroner, who may rule in favor of the state, but not necessarily the family, said David McBride, a medical ethicist at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.