He said: "Had I done so, we would be having a different conversation.
Her death could have been avoided with the right treatment at the right point."Emily collapsed while at home in St Austell, Cornwall on 8 February 2013.
De serie gaat over een getrouwd stel met drie kinderen die wonen in Detroit.
Vader Paul Hennessy (John Ritter) stopt met het schrijven van sportartikelen om een column bij te houden over het opvoeden van hun drie tieners, terwijl moeder Cate (Katey Sagal) haar vroegere baan als verpleegkundige weer oppakt.
She complained of pain between her shoulders blades, he told the inquest, but he did not notice any abdominal swelling and she refused to go to hospital and was extremely reluctant to be examined.
Taylor said that when he and a student paramedic arrived at the family home for the second time that night after 4am, "her father James was outside shouting at us to help, saying something had gone badly wrong."When they found Emily lying in the doorway of the bathroom Taylor said: "I could see that her abdomen was grossly extended.
A post-mortem examination revealed the 16-year-old had a "massive extension of the large bowel,” which Jeffery described as "like nothing I have ever seen before – it was dramatic".