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MAN’S DAD WARDED AT TTSH DIED AFTER CHOKING ON WATERMELON

My dad is suffering from Dementia, and he got no teeth or dentures. He died due to Acute Airway obstruction by foreign object. To be precise, the object is a piece of watermelon. I suppose it was together with the dinner. Why no one in the ward saw him struggling, no one inform the nurses, why was he given a slice of watermelon knowing he got no teeth.

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