Retired nurse injects feces into husband's IV

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    Better watch your patient's visitors - especially if they start messing with the IV. And I thought I had seen just about everything. Yikes!!!
    Emergent likes this.

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    I would have asked her, "You got any Vanco to go with that feces??"
    Blue Roses likes this.
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    What was in the other two syringes I wonder??
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    I've heard of parents with munchausen by proxy doing this to their kids. Just awful.
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    Years ago, in PICU, we had a mother with Munchausen's injecting her little son's IV with feces and other stuff. We suspected it for a while, with his frequent lengthy admissions, but finally caught her in the act. We "transferred" the child to another hospital, but the other hospital knew what we suspected and had already set up hidden cameras in the room he was admitted to. It was all arranged beforehand.
    Paws2people, Ashley_RN, Blue Roses, and 8 others like this.
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    I heard of this earlier. I did not know she was a retired nurse though! Awful! I wonder what the husband was in for, and if his initial illness was also caused by her.
    Hygiene Queen likes this.
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    This is an older story but same situation-- and also the little girl had been put through a lot of surgeries and things that were completely unnecessary. Very sad.

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    What a crappy thing to do.
    caliotter3, psu_213, Ashley_RN, and 14 others like this.
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    Quote from Krzysztof
    What a crappy thing to do.
    Esme12, Emergent, and nrsang97 like this.
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    Wow that is just gross.

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