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I would dare anyone to find an American citizen who was not shocked by the emergency dispatch tape from the Bakersfield adult living facility released on Sunday. An elderly patient collapsed and was not breathing properly. The emergency dispatcher asked the nurse on the scene at the nursing home to perform CPR. The nurse replied, “Yeah, we can’t do CPR.” To hear an EMS dispatcher beg a nurse to do CPR on a woman is bad enough, but to hear the nurse refuse to do so without good reason is chilling.
The Obama administration is again allowing public access to a database of problem doctors, but with strings attached that a journalism group says may be unconstitutional.
Only 1 in 5 malpractice claims against doctors leads to a settlement or other payout, according to the most comprehensive study of these claims in two decades.