Topics About 'Patient Rights'.

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  1. Former Detective Jeff Payne lost his job over his "confrontation" with Nurse Alex Wubbels over a year ago. Now he is saying he did nothing wrong. Payne insisted he had implied consent to get the blood sample from a crash victim under Alex Wubbels' c...
  2. You may recall the July 2017 case of Alex Wubbels, a Salt Lake City nurse who was arrested for refusing a police officer’s command to draw blood from a comatose auto accident victim without a physician’s order or warrant. The uproar from the inciden...
  3. Patient Rights and POA

    Hi everyone, Any advice/responses on this topic would be appreciated! I recently had a patient who was admitted for a GI bleed. The patient was AO x 4; however, she had her mother as her POA. The patient was in need of a blood transfusion, initially,...
  4. Rights of POA vs Resident

    A wonderful, delightful elderly resident for whom I had great affection and rapport was found gasping for breath, ashen and moaning early one morning . According to POA directives, he was sent to hospital. When the POA was called to let them know wha...
  5. July 31 2017, guy fleeing police crosses median and slams into truck and dies. The truck catches fire severely burning the innocent driver, Mr. Gray, who was taken to SLC University. Police later showed up demanding to the UNCONSCIOUS innocent patien...
  6. Where do you draw the line? I had a very demanding patient who would sit at the nurse's station and holler out that he wanted his BP taken while I was scrambling to get all the fingersticks done. This patient wanted constant attention. The Social Wor...