Register Exclusive: Veteran died after alarms were shut off

A patient at the Des Moines Veterans' Administration Central Iowa Healthcare System died earlier this year after a nurse shut off alarms used to monitor patients' conditions. Michael Deal, a 65-year-old veteran, died after his blood-oxygen levels dropped over a series of hours during which the alarms were off.

Source: The Des Moines Register

Posted on: November 7, 2013