PICKERING v CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST
 Med LR 344
QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION
Before Mr Justice Ritchie
Clinical negligence – Embolus from atrial fibrillation causing leg ischaemia – Claimant discharged from emergency department without heparinisation – Subsequent embolus causing a stroke – Whether stroke would have been avoided by earlier heparinisation – Assessment of expert evidence – Consideration of scientific literature.