No. 34239.

191 So.2d 40 (1966)

Ellen Morgan HOLL, an Incompetent, by and through Her Husband and Guardian, William E. Holl, Individually, and Central Bank & Trust Co., Substituted Guardian, Petitioners, v. Leroy E. TALCOTT, Jr., Donald Andrus, George C. Austin and Victoria Hospital, Inc., Respondents.

Supreme Court of Florida.

Rehearings Denied October 19, 1966.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Nichols, Gaither, Beckham, Colson & Spence and Robert Orseck, Miami, for petitioners

Carey, Terry, Dwyer, Austin, Cole & Stephens and Edward A. Perse, Miami, for respondents Leroy E. Talcott, Jr., and Donald Andrus.

Cecyl L. Pickle and Knight, Underwood, Peters & Hoeveler, Miami, for respondent Victoria Hospital, Inc.

Blackwell, Walker & Gray and James E. Tribble, Miami, for respondent George C. Austin.

O'CONNELL, Justice.

This cause was initiated as a malpractice action alleging failure to recognize and treat a urinary tract infection; to exercise reasonable care in the performance of surgery, resulting in the patient's contraction of encephalitis; to exercise reasonable care in supervising the operation and in administering the anesthesia and medications relative thereto; to diagnose and treat the patient's encephalitic condition; and properly to administer post...

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