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Lars39 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-05 05:42 PM
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19. I've got some Levaquin(anti-biotic) to take,
and I've been soaking it. It was just a bit of a shock to find out what kind of insurance I have. Thanks for caring. :hi:
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  -US leads way in medical errors: study leftchick  Nov-03-05 10:06 AM   #0 
  - Its a broad range of types of err, but that is pretty scary.  HereSince1628   Nov-03-05 10:12 AM   #1 
  - I'm facing "elective" surgery this week and I'm just so apprehensive.  Radio_Lady   Nov-06-05 05:26 PM   #63 
  - We're number ONE!  skooooo   Nov-03-05 10:15 AM   #2 
  - Thank you Supply Side Jesus!  underpants   Nov-03-05 10:31 AM   #5 
  - This is not being picky, but I keep seeing HUGH for HUGE!  Radio_Lady   Nov-06-05 05:29 PM   #64 
  - Profits before patient care. What else could be expected? nt  bemildred   Nov-03-05 10:23 AM   #3 
  - What do you call the guy who finished last in his class in medical school?  underpants   Nov-03-05 10:27 AM   #4 
  - What do you call the guy who finished last in the Olympic marathon?  Psephos   Nov-03-05 03:37 PM   #9 
  - Nurses' high patient loads guarantee that people will die.  Metta   Nov-03-05 12:09 PM   #6 
  - I am a nurse, and I'll confirm that and add  AnneD   Nov-03-05 04:39 PM   #10 
  - The first 100-200 want ads in my area are for RN's.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Nov-03-05 06:50 PM   #22 
  - I am curious about something.  lostnfound   Nov-04-05 06:46 AM   #30 
  - Interesting question  tavalon   Nov-04-05 08:27 AM   #33 
  - Predominantly female and seen as only assisting the docs  lastliberalintexas   Nov-04-05 09:16 AM   #41 
  - I have always wondered that to...  AnneD   Nov-04-05 10:53 AM   #46 
  - It's very sad. nt  lostnfound   Nov-04-05 08:38 PM   #58 
  - It used to be cyclic  rainbow4321   Nov-06-05 04:50 PM   #62 
  - Amen!  knitter4democracy   Nov-04-05 08:54 AM   #37 
  - Sorry to hear things are so hard on you nurses.  Metta   Nov-04-05 10:22 AM   #45 
  - I've had many a night at work  tavalon   Nov-04-05 08:23 AM   #32 
  - Certainly immoral. You'd think putting patients in jeopardy is criminal.  Metta   Nov-04-05 10:19 AM   #44 
  - There is no law  AnneD   Nov-04-05 11:15 AM   #48 
  - Know what you mean  AnneD   Nov-04-05 11:11 AM   #47 
  - Me too. And people would come on in the morning making comments  Ilsa   Nov-04-05 12:33 PM   #51 
  - As do insurance and HMO restrictions on care  lastliberalintexas   Nov-04-05 09:09 AM   #40 
  - Too true and a sad situation when people's lives are at stake and no one  Metta   Nov-04-05 10:16 AM   #43 
  - I agree....  AnneD   Nov-04-05 11:28 AM   #49 
  - Hospitals and their "a nurse is a nurse is a nurse" attitude  rainbow4321   Nov-06-05 04:37 PM   #60 
  - But remember, we need Tort reform!  Sandpiper   Nov-03-05 12:10 PM   #7 
  - An important question to ask...  Psephos   Nov-03-05 12:33 PM   #8 
  - Good question  Gormy Cuss   Nov-03-05 08:30 PM   #26 
  - Good info n/t  Psephos   Nov-03-05 11:55 PM   #29 
  - It also assumes patients have the same understanding of error.  knitter4democracy   Nov-04-05 08:59 AM   #38 
     - Full text at Health Affairs journal  Gormy Cuss   Nov-04-05 10:07 AM   #42 
        - Thanks for the link!  knitter4democracy   Nov-04-05 02:41 PM   #52 
  - As a "cube rat" (as per another poster)  Blue in Portland   Nov-04-05 08:45 AM   #35 
  - Finally - a reason to be glad I can't afford insurance.  Vinca   Nov-03-05 04:46 PM   #11 
  - U.S. Lags Behind Other Nations in Health Care  Angry Girl   Nov-03-05 05:20 PM   #12 
  - I just found out I have a $2000 individual deductible.  Lars39   Nov-03-05 05:20 PM   #13 
  - Don't let it go too long. Are you taking care of it?  MissMarple   Nov-03-05 05:20 PM   #14 
  - I've got some Levaquin(anti-biotic) to take,  Lars39   Nov-03-05 05:42 PM   #19 
  - Yikes!!!  Angry Girl   Nov-03-05 05:20 PM   #15 
     - Thanks, Angry Girl.  Lars39   Nov-03-05 05:44 PM   #20 
  - I don't see how U.S. waiting times can be compared with others  daleo   Nov-03-05 05:20 PM   #16 
     - note the "elective surgery and specialists"  DBoon   Nov-03-05 05:20 PM   #17 
        - Good point.  daleo   Nov-03-05 05:39 PM   #18 
  - discrepancies & errors could be reduced when  m0nkeyneck   Nov-03-05 05:55 PM   #21 
  - WP: For Americans, Getting Sick Has Price (pay more, get less than others)  DeepModem Mom   Nov-03-05 08:01 PM   #23 
  - In your face socialist health care systems!  Fenris   Nov-03-05 08:01 PM   #24 
  - you can see why here ....  hadrons   Nov-03-05 08:01 PM   #25 
     - Republinazis hate decent Americans.  area51   Nov-03-05 09:48 PM   #27 
  - 100 000 Americans may die annually from medical mistakes. eom  struggle4progress   Nov-03-05 10:09 PM   #28 
  - That number has been questioned.  knitter4democracy   Nov-04-05 08:50 AM   #36 
  - There's been more than one study:  struggle4progress   Nov-04-05 06:03 PM   #55 
  - A report came out recently  AnneD   Nov-04-05 11:55 AM   #50 
     - I saw that, too.  knitter4democracy   Nov-04-05 02:44 PM   #53 
  - YOU BASTARDS  burythehatchet   Nov-04-05 07:37 AM   #31 
  - Beat me. n/t  sfexpat2000   Nov-04-05 08:37 AM   #34 
  - It happens all the time.  knitter4democracy   Nov-04-05 09:02 AM   #39 
  - But golly PRIVATIZED HEALTH CARE is so much better, eh? EOM  Overseas   Nov-04-05 03:16 PM   #54 
  - Yeah, I love waiting for months to see a specialist here in the US  Conservativesux   Nov-04-05 07:52 PM   #56 
  - Maybe they should survey the nurses...  vcotts   Nov-04-05 08:24 PM   #57 
  - One step closer to eliminating the overpopulation problem  twaddler01   Nov-04-05 08:43 PM   #59 
  - Doctors Say ERs Not Ready for a Disaster  rainbow4321   Nov-06-05 04:42 PM   #61 
 

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