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Morphine overdose

My daughter would have stopped breathing on the pediatrics floor of a major medical center in Gainesville, Fl if I was not right there after neurosurgery when the RN on night shift refused to believe that the pulse oximeter/heart rate … Continue reading

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My medical scare: medication overdose

I had to have an Anterior Cervical Disc Fusion (ACDF) in 2004. After many years, I was so happy that I would no longer have neck pain. I came back from surgery and I felt great until later that evening. … Continue reading

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Pain control clinic nurse practitioners sued

Four plaintiffs have filed a wrongful death and medical malpractice lawsuit against a Vancouver pain clinic, alleging it prescribed excessive amounts of drugs that caused multiple overdose deaths and addictions. The estates of Deborah E. Reid, who died of opiate … Continue reading

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