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patrice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-24-11 02:39 AM
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13. P.S. Good screen-name!! & Welcome!
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  -The Dying Woman in the Bed With the Brand New Hip McCamy Taylor  Jul-24-11 01:17 AM   #0 
  - Or how's about a pap smear for an 80 year old woman.  dkf   Jul-24-11 01:29 AM   #1 
  - A pap smear is not major surgery. Was there a reason for the hip replacement? Was the hip broken,  still_one   Jul-24-11 01:46 AM   #3 
  - The pap smear was one of 26 tests done on a dying woman in the last 2 months  dkf   Jul-24-11 02:03 AM   #6 
  - last chance to get her medicare/supp insurance beneies in their pocket so they ramp it up  lunasun   Jul-24-11 11:02 AM   #21 
  - Were they looking for a cause, perhaps cancer, that was killing her yet treatable?  uppityperson   Jul-24-11 12:04 PM   #25 
  - I was on a different wave length, I thought you were referring generically not this particular case  still_one   Jul-24-11 06:07 PM   #41 
  - Really  Smilo   Jul-24-11 01:05 PM   #26 
  - Exactly. I and my daughter both have a medical health insurance  jwirr   Jul-24-11 01:47 PM   #29 
     - Assisted Suicide should  femrap   Jul-24-11 07:54 PM   #43 
        - i agree. nt  DesertFlower   Jul-25-11 01:36 PM   #47 
  - Or was the hip severely arthritic and causin her pain?  Warpy   Jul-24-11 07:35 PM   #42 
     - I would think well-managed pain medication would be preferable to major surgery  NickB79   Jul-26-11 12:57 PM   #49 
        - Well, we don't actually know from this article whether the hip was broken  Warpy   Jul-27-11 01:08 PM   #51 
  - Actually if the 80 year old woman is still in good health then a  Philippine expat   Jul-27-11 12:09 AM   #50 
  - Link please???? Where did you find this???  SoCalDemGrrl   Jul-24-11 01:45 AM   #2 
  - Or all of the good persons who think it their spiritual duty to bring candy to the Elderly.  patrice   Jul-24-11 01:55 AM   #4 
  - I'm glad my grandma spent the last years of her life with my aunt rather than in a nursing home.  Odin2005   Jul-24-11 02:22 PM   #34 
     - That didn't work out for my Dad. We started getting it right for Mom, but not without  patrice   Jul-24-11 02:41 PM   #36 
  - medical industrial complex.  pansypoo53219   Jul-24-11 02:02 AM   #5 
  - another truthful and sometimes  handmade34   Jul-24-11 02:16 AM   #7 
  - My Dad has dementia. Bad.  arikara   Jul-24-11 02:19 AM   #8 
  - My sisters had to do WAR over my mother's meds for 15 years. Luckily we have nurses in the family,  patrice   Jul-24-11 02:24 AM   #10 
  - I am amazed at the overuse of statins  eilen   Jul-24-11 05:20 AM   #16 
  - I suffered along with my mother through her dementia and in the end  jwirr   Jul-24-11 01:58 PM   #30 
  - Or how it can be assumed that a person who has just been diagnosed with Dementia, which is very  patrice   Jul-24-11 02:21 AM   #9 
  - cha ching  grovernerdquist   Jul-24-11 02:29 AM   #11 
  - Well, they ARE protecting themselves from law suits too, right? But the problem with the remedy to  patrice   Jul-24-11 02:35 AM   #12 
  - P.S. Good screen-name!! & Welcome!  patrice   Jul-24-11 02:39 AM   #13 
  - My daughter told me that if you do not have your living will handy  jwirr   Jul-24-11 02:11 PM   #31 
  - Is this pro-cutting social benefits propaganda? nt  ZombieHorde   Jul-24-11 02:44 AM   #14 
  - Depends  Chan790   Jul-24-11 11:13 AM   #22 
  - I don't think imaginary women are best measuring sticks we have.  ZombieHorde   Jul-24-11 11:24 AM   #23 
  - THe op does not say  Mojorabbit   Jul-24-11 01:44 PM   #28 
  - Medicare fucking NEEDS Reform. nt  patrice   Jul-24-11 02:22 PM   #33 
  - welcome.  grovernerdquist   Jul-24-11 02:49 AM   #15 
  - Things like this happen to those on private health ins., too.  Ineeda   Jul-24-11 06:28 AM   #17 
  - More likely the "belief" was a convenient excuse  arikara   Jul-24-11 01:21 PM   #27 
  - THAT's one of the weird ass things about it re the care of the Elderly!! Money does NOT necessarily  patrice   Jul-24-11 02:35 PM   #35 
  - The Surgeon should be sued....  Danchi   Jul-24-11 07:32 AM   #18 
  - +1.  bemildred   Jul-24-11 07:58 AM   #19 
  - Hey, don't diss Eastern Europe  izquierdista   Jul-24-11 08:11 AM   #20 
  - Huge K&R  secondwind   Jul-24-11 11:45 AM   #24 
  - Shit like this would not happen if we had a system likie Canada's.  Odin2005   Jul-24-11 02:13 PM   #32 
  - After passage of the ACA, Bernie Sanders, discussing the coming Medicare Reform, said  patrice   Jul-24-11 04:17 PM   #37 
  - And the reason they're going to fight Medicare Reform tooth & nail is that a reformed, more efficien  patrice   Jul-24-11 04:22 PM   #38 
  - In Canada, however, ....  murphyj87   Jul-27-11 08:41 PM   #52 
  - Just want to clarify one thing. This is NOT about Social Security cuts. It's about universal health  McCamy Taylor   Jul-24-11 04:40 PM   #39 
  - BINGO!  Odin2005   Jul-24-11 05:48 PM   #40 
  - I've heard sometimes it is a pacemaker they install just to  demigoddess   Jul-24-11 09:39 PM   #44 
  - Sorry, but does the bed have a brand new hip?  Shanti Mama   Jul-25-11 01:16 AM   #45 
  - and we wonder why medicare is in trouble.  DesertFlower   Jul-25-11 01:34 PM   #46 
  - Yet, If Medicare had denied the procedure, people would scream about the unfair "rationing."  Hoyt   Jul-25-11 03:33 PM   #48 
  - There are also welfare queens who drive Cadillacs.  trotsky   Jul-28-11 06:24 AM   #53 

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