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September 2009 - Posts

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Pennywise and Pound Foolish
September 25, 2009 12:20 PM by Tony DeWitt
The patient's oxygen saturation on the pulse oximeter showed a dangerously low value. Narcan was administered. Intubation equipment was readied. The patient was groggy, but did not appear to be in significant respiratory distress. Another oximeter was Read More...
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Liability for the Negligence of Others
September 23, 2009 12:31 PM by Tony DeWitt
Lawyers operate in a funny world. On one side of the law legislative governments write statutes. On the other side of things, courts issue decisions and catalog them. As a result, knowing the law means both knowing what the statutes say and what the decisions Read More...
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Ambulance Services and Kickbacks
September 18, 2009 11:39 AM by Tony DeWitt
No business wants to pay more for goods or services than it has to pay. This is why hospitals and nursing homes join buying groups for purchases of commodities from bed liners to toilet paper. The buying power of the group drives the cost down. The manufacturers Read More...
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    A.L. "Tony" DeWitt, RRT, CRT, JD, FAARC
    Occupation: Attorney
    Setting: Jefferson City, Mo.
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