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Old March 5 2013, 04:32 AM   #20
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Re: 911 Operater Pleads With Nursing Home Nurse to Save a Life

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That's horrible! I wonder what the facility's justification is for not allowing staff to do CPR. Something to do with liability, I suspect. I'm just shaking my head in disgust.
Liability is almost certainly the reason. Their policy is to summon help and wait, but that's basically it.

And the nurses are most likely indemnified because they followed the facility's policy.
There's probably a simpler reason. The sooner residents die, the sooner the properties can be re-sold.
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