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Nurse steals patient’s meds, tells him to ‘Man up’

People can have strange reactions when given Fentanyl — which is why nurses shouldn’t shoot up with the drug while assisting a surgery.

Top 10 health care stories of ’10

Here are the top 10 most read and discussed stories on HealthExecNews.com for 2010.

Nurse caught sucking used Fentanyl patches — out of the medical waste bin

Who knew drug addiction could turn into an environmental crime?

68 deaths later, doc on trial for writing bad prescriptions

Most doctors would re-examine their protocols for writing prescriptions after a few dozen patients overdosed. Not Dr. Stephen Schneider.

Staffer steals Fentanyl, infects patients with Hep C

Stoned staffers roaming the halls present more than just the obvious risks to patients.