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Nurse diluted morphine intended for nursing home patients

What’s a little painkiller sharing between friends? Or between patients and their nurses who have a history of drug abuse?

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.

Nurse steals drugs right out of patient IV bags

A fake nursing student — but actual nurse — was discovered siphoning narcotics from patients’ IV bags.