Hong Kong baby’s death ruled a misadventure over suction cup use as coroner urges better judgment from medical staff

A coroner has called for medical workers in Hong Kong to show better judgment and be more alert after ruling that the death of a baby girl nearly six years ago was an unexpected result of a labour-inducing procedure.The Coroner’s Court on Tuesday recorded a verdict of death by misadventure in the case of Zhan Suet-lam, who suffered bleeding in the brain after she was born with the help of a vacuum device in United Christian Hospital on January 30, 2016.The seven-day inquiry heard that doctors…


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