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Bureaucracy Trumps Morality: Nurse Lets Woman Die Because Of Policy Prohibiting CPR

Bureaucracy Trumps Morality: Nurse Lets Woman Die Because Of Policy Prohibiting CPR

Yesterday news broke of a nurse at a California nursing home who let an elderly woman die rather than perform CPR on her despite pleas from a 911 operator begging the nurse, or anyone standing by, to perform the procedure. Here’s the back story, and the heart-breaking audio of the 911 call: The idea of

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