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Tonsil Surgery

A family photo of Jahi McMath before her cardiac arrest and massive blood loss, leading to brain death following a tonsillectomy. (Credit McMath Family)

Report: Oakland Hospital Complied With Regulations In Handling Of Jahi McMath Case

A report by the state Department of Public Health has found that Children’s Hospital Oakland complied with medical regulatory standards in the handling of a teenage girl declared brain-dead after undergoing tonsil surgery.

03/13/2014

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Children’s Hospital Oakland, McMath Family Agree On Procedures To Move Jahi

Attorneys for Children’s Hospital Oakland and the family of a 13-year-old brain-dead girl agreed today on procedures that could allow her to be moved to another facility for further treatment.

01/03/2014

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Time Running Out To Find New Facility For Jahi McMath

The family of 13-year-old Jodi McMath is running out of time to find a new facility to take her in and keep her on a ventilator.

12/29/2013