Girl weighed 112kgs when she died of preventable asthma attack

By Angela Thompson
Updated March 7 2016 - 6:43pm, first published 5:30pm
“Attempts to educate [the girl] and her family and to have them understand and adhere to an asthma management plan were unsuccessful.”
“Attempts to educate [the girl] and her family and to have them understand and adhere to an asthma management plan were unsuccessful.”

An Illawarra girl who died of a “clearly preventable” asthma episode weighed more than 112kgs and lived in a putrid, mice-infested home – both contributors to her demise, an inquest has heard.

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