The woman went to the hospital because of a severe headache. She was diagnosed with a migraine headache and send home with pain medication. She died from a brain aneurysm days later.
CT scans of her brain taken during that visit showed a major change compared to prior CT scans. The first of two doctors did not compare the CT scan to her prior CT scan, and, thus, did not notice the change. A second doctor did notice the change but did not act urgently to address the problem.
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