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Cousin Dupree

(1,866 posts)
Mon Oct 5, 2020, 10:34 AM Oct 2020

Perspective from Cousin Dupree the R.N.

What kind of person, who is supposed to be a responsible role model to an entire country, infected with a virus that has caused a pandemic, leaves his hospital bed to take a car ride?

What kind of doctor(s) allow that patient, jacked up on steroids, to make a very irresponsible decision that jeopardizes his own safety and that of others around him during and after this ride?

Those people in white coats stand out there in front of the cameras with their big smiles and their happy words and act like they’re having a party. With 210,000 people dead and more to come. And they and their patient look like a bunch of ignorant fools. They all make a mockery of what is going on in the lives of the common people of this country. Since when do medical personnel willingly allow their patients to leave the hospital and return at will? Infected. In a pandemic.

Greybnk48

(10,084 posts)
2. It is shocking, isn't it?
Mon Oct 5, 2020, 10:38 AM
Oct 2020

It’s such a blatant violation of medical protocol, and SOOO dangerous for everyone, you have to wonder if they’re using actors posing as doctors for the updates. Unreal.

Cousin Dupree

(1,866 posts)
3. Just like everyone else around trump, these so-called doctors have been corrupted quickly
Mon Oct 5, 2020, 10:41 AM
Oct 2020

and have thrown their good medical judgment out the window. He corrupts everyone in his path. It’s amazing.

Dlpger61

(40 posts)
4. Not Convinced
Mon Oct 5, 2020, 10:45 AM
Oct 2020

I am not convinced that he has Covid-19, I don’t care how much medical treatment he has , you don’t get over a sickness such as this in a couple of days. This is worse than pneumonia and I have experience with that it took me over a week and I am 27 years younger than he is and in much better shape.

Two things happened, the taxes and the horrible debate

Cousin Dupree

(1,866 posts)
6. I have a theory about that. Did you ever take high-dose steroids? They make some people
Mon Oct 5, 2020, 10:53 AM
Oct 2020

feel like that can conquer the world. I think that, coupled with other meds, has made him feel better. When they start tapering down on the steroids, he may not feel so good. But of course you could be right. I won’t put anything past him.

GopherGal

(1,945 posts)
7. New theory:
Mon Oct 5, 2020, 11:58 AM
Oct 2020

The orange makeup exudes a spine-dissolving neurotoxin. (The hair may be a distribution system to spray it far and wide.)

The doctors and secret service agents all got within range and lost all ability to make responsible judgements.

Cousin Dupree

(1,866 posts)
9. I understand. That's very unfortunate. Especially when your commander in chief is a crazy-ass
Mon Oct 5, 2020, 01:30 PM
Oct 2020

patient jeopardizing himself and everyone around him without restraint. Makes for baaaaddd medical care.

MineralMan

(145,896 posts)
10. The President of the United States Has a Great Deal of Power
Mon Oct 5, 2020, 01:33 PM
Oct 2020

Saying NO to a President is not a common thing at all.

Cousin Dupree

(1,866 posts)
12. Yes. But as I said, makes for baaadddd medicine. Bad medicine for the patient and everyone
Mon Oct 5, 2020, 01:38 PM
Oct 2020

around him. And compromises the medical staff. A bad situation all around. Power corrupts

MineralMan

(145,896 posts)
13. You're absolutely right. Which makes no difference whatsoever.
Mon Oct 5, 2020, 01:42 PM
Oct 2020

Doctors cannot insist that a patient take a treatment. There's a huge conflict there that has no resolution at all.

You can't sedate a President, unless the VP assumes command. There are weird rules connected with that office.

It's far more complicated than most people realize. At any time, Trump can walk out of that hospital, get in a helicopter and return to the White House. He just has to order the chopper to show up.

In many ways, he has unlimited power of movement and can give all sorts of orders, even if they make no sense at all. That's always a risk when it comes to a President. Who can say no to him?

Cousin Dupree

(1,866 posts)
14. You're right. It doesn't make any difference whatsoever. This is a very unusual situation.
Mon Oct 5, 2020, 01:50 PM
Oct 2020

You always get patients who sign themselves out AMA or ignore medical advice. But in this case the patient can inflict unlimited harm. His judgment is a huge concern right now, especially when he’s under the influence of high-dose steroids.

MineralMan

(145,896 posts)
15. I don't disagree, but there is still nobody who can stop him from leaving
Mon Oct 5, 2020, 01:53 PM
Oct 2020

the hospital and returning to the White House. He merely has to order the transportation and it will happen.

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