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December 2010 - Posts

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Trouble Owning Up
December 30, 2010 12:35 PM by Tony DeWitt
One of the more difficult things for anyone to do is to admit that they broke the law. Watch an episode of reality television dealing with lawbreakers (Dog the Bounty Hunter, Speeders, Cops, etc.) and quickly you learn that everyone has an excuse. Whether Read More...
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No Third Chances
December 22, 2010 11:08 AM by Tony DeWitt
I am dumbfounded by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. Media reports indicate that a 55 year old Kansas nurse is charged in a 10 count indictment with tampering with a consumer product and adulteration of drugs. She supposedly diluted morphine solutions Read More...
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Right Thought, Wrong Action
December 16, 2010 9:58 AM by Tony DeWitt
Senator Herb Kohl of Wisconsin wants the rules changed for nursing homes so that nurses can more easily dispense pain killers without prescriptions. His view , as expressed in the media, is that every day nursing home residents continue to suffer from Read More...
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Protecting Residents From Each Other
December 9, 2010 11:42 AM by Tony DeWitt
I know that sometimes I must sound like a broken record, but an incident in a Vermont nursing facility underscores why it is so important for nursing personnel to actively manage patient interactions. In Bennington, Vermont an 84-year-old woman suffering Read More...
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What You Don't Know
December 2, 2010 12:53 PM by Tony DeWitt
It is amazing what you do not know. You probably do not know that zombies from outer space are eating [ insert male politician's name here ] brain. You probably didn't realize that [ insert name of female political figure here ] is actually performing Read More...
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    A.L. "Tony" DeWitt, RRT, CRT, JD, FAARC
    Occupation: Attorney
    Setting: Jefferson City, Mo.
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