House

Season 1 Episode 8

Poison

4
Aired Monday 9:00 PM Jan 25, 2005 on FOX
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  • How many times can a doctor misdiagnose a poisoning, and how many incorrect treaments can he give till it kills him? Let\'s ask Doctor House....

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    How many times can a doctor misdiagnose a poisoning, before the patient eventually dies of neglect? And how many courses of dangerous treatments can you give till it kills the patient from your cure? Let\'s ask Doctor House....

    In this episode, a mother fights Doctor House and the hospital for the right to withdraw a dangerous treatment that may kill her son, until such time as Doctor House eventally works out what the son ACTUALLY has. After experimenting on another teen with similar symptoms, House comes up with the correct diagnosis and convices the mother to allow him to adminster the correct course of treatment to cure the son. Had the mother relented earlier, House would have killed him with the incorrect treatment.

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