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Gastrostomy Tube: Kafafi Family and Cbc News

gastrostomy tube: The tube was improperly located, allowing food to spill inside his abdomen and causing his death, according to a coroner's report sent to the family May 17, 2017, according to CBC. The Kafafi family said Yusuf was full of life and always smiling. Yusuf Kufafi died the day after a procedure on Nov. 22, 2016 to change a gastrostomy tube he needed to eat food. Chris Ensing/CBC Windsor Regional Hospital completed an internal review requested by the coroner's office into Yusuf's death and told CBC News it has implemented all of the recommendations following the review. Syrian refugees Leamington welcomes first 24 newcomers Yusuf's mother has kept her son's clothes in a suitcase taking them out each day to fold them and hold his favourite toy, a stuffed monkey, that he carried with him on their journey to Canada. Yusuf's family, who primarily speak Arabic, said they have never seen those recommendations even though that review was completed shortly after the coroner's report was given to them. ( As reported in the news.