After finding a bottle of profolol and taking a pic I asked my mom's nurse if she was being given this med, she first said no, then after I asked why is this bottle in her room, the nurse said well yes she had been given the medicine. My mom was conscious but unable to talk, which is why this... Read more »
Are Nurses permitted to inform families of patients (or the patients themselves) of medical mistakes (medications, procedural) or substandard care such as neglect (leaving pts in excrement as a result of short staffing resulting in bedsores, falls with or without injury as r/t short staffing,etc)?... Read more »
I have done it in the past but now have new insurance provider that is saying they can't because of California laws. They quote Cal Health and Safety Code 11164.1. I am in California to provide Care giving for my parents I have had this same medication sent to this address many times by the... Read more »
When the vaccine was mandated there was no getting around that IT was considered health care for the hospital, now that we were forced to get it to keep my job they did bonuses to health care workers but IT was not on this list? How is this fair? We are only health care when they want to force this... Read more »
My fiancé recently switched jobs (5 months ago). He was not offered insurance at the new job and was under the impression he didn't have health insurance. Last week we has in the hospital for a few days and told staff he didn't have insurance. However, he received a notice in the mail... Read more »
I thought I was having a heart attack last week I went across the street and asked the guard at Centennial Farms milk processing Factory called 911 I waited 45 minutes then I went back over there and asked me if you'd call then ambulance he was asleep then I had to walk up the street like 20... Read more »
A natural person cannot be an advance healthcare directive because that is a legal document and people are not legal documents, but a natural person could serve as the person appointed as health care agent under an advance healthcare directive or medical power of attorney. The same person serving...Read more »
An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Depending on the amount in dispute and complexity of an appeal, people may choose to work with attorneys who handle health care claims. Read the fine print on the conditions for the appeal. It looks like three...Read more »
A local EMS has a policy that when they dispose of medications at a hospital, they cannot have an EMS worker witness the waste, but instead a hospital employee. Because the EMS draws up before they arrive at the hospital and the hospital staff cannot confirm what is in the vile when they witness... Read more »
I have a friend who made a mistake but wants to get back to being able to practice. I used to work in licensing/credentialing in other health fields (doctor, allied healthcare, etc.) and I know there are programs for drug use, insurance fraud, unethical behavior... I'm hoping there's... Read more »
I have a 12-year-old daughter who has been seeing a therapist for anxiety for over a year and that I have communicated with regularly. The therapist recently told me she is no longer able to communicate with me about my daughters care or treatment or disclose anything to me. I need legal help... Read more »
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