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Propofol expert says mixing drug with sex put Fargo doctor's wife at risk

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FARGO - A key witness in the trial linked to pop star Michael Jackson's death testified here Wednesday that a Fargo surgeon accused of giving his wife the powerful sedative propofol and sexually assaulting her didn't meet the minimum standards for administering the drug.


"The monitoring, the vigilance and the ability to resuscitate were all well below the standard of care," said Dr. Steven Shafer, the first witness called in the trial of Jon Norberg.

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