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22.12.2005

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Anonalogue

Hmmmm, this is eerily similar to the article I just read by Kate of SDA:

"After waiting 10 days on oxygen in an intensive care ward, where it was more likely that a knowledgable visitor would tend to a distressed patient or dysfunctioning equipment than any of the five nurses charged with holding down chairs, we began to wonder when the lung specialist planned to show up to discuss our mother's condition.

He had to be reminded, as it turned out. Standing over the duct-taped linoleum, he shared the diagnosis and advised it was terminal. With no hope of treatment, we arranged for her return by ambulance the 120 miles to our local rural hospital, where she was finally treated for pain and was tended to by a nurse she knew as a friend. Thank heaven for small mercies - for it had been slated for closure earlier that year. "

http://forums.cbc.ca/roundtable/2005/12/zerotier_health.html

Candace

That's brutal. The poor woman, may she rest in peace (and may the doctors, hospital administrators & all the people willing to invoke that law burn in hell).

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