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Nurse: VA Medical Staff Stole
Morphine From Dying Patients

Daily Caller, by Patrick Howley

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Posted By:mitzi, 7/8/2014 9:42:51 AM

Vials of morphine were systemically stolen from a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center and replaced with water and saline so that dying veterans got the wrong treatments, a longtime VA nurse told The Daily Caller. “A nurse taking care of hospice patients over the past year had been diverting vials of morphine,” said Valerie Riviello, a 28-year veteran nurse at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany, New York. “Those patients that were dying in hospice were not getting their intended pain medication.” Management became aware of the recurring theft without reporting it to higher levels of

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More like a federal organized crime facility than a medical facility.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/8/2014 9:45:10 AM     (No. 9915017)

Drugs are stolen, true, but a little secret: hospitals across the U.S. are filled with thieves that will take the cash out of your purse while you are under.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: droopydog, 7/8/2014 9:48:48 AM     (No. 9915027)

You don´t want to waste good morphine on dying people, do you?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 7/8/2014 10:00:42 AM     (No. 9915047)

More govn crime that will go unpunished as the nation descends into further chaos.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: maryc, 7/8/2014 10:16:08 AM     (No. 9915070)

No end to the suffering of those who gave selflessly to protect our safety and freedom. May God give them comfort. Time to give them vouchers to go elsewhere for care.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: PatrickTex, 7/8/2014 10:16:51 AM     (No. 9915072)

This isn´t confined just to VA hospitals..... it is one of the reasons that if all possible, you need a family member with you 24/7 in the hospital to ensure you get the nursing care you need.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/8/2014 2:12:40 PM     (No. 9915443)

#1, or the watch off your arm or the personal belongings stashed in your nightstand.

#5, exactly. A sick person is in no condition to advocate for him or herself.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/9/2014 12:00:46 AM     (No. 9916131)

Criminal.

It´s not just drugs, it´s credit cards, your ID, cash and whatever they can steal.
They are either hooked or selling it.

The moral values in this country are sinking daily. It´s those darn numbers. More of them and less of you.

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