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Incompetent Hospital Management.

Incompetent Hospital Management. Chicago, Oct. 15, 1902. To the Editor: —My attention has been called to an article in your number of October 11 [pages 918 and 920] speaking of one of our nurses who was concerned in the late accident at the Presbyterian Hospital and stating that the nurse had been dismissed. This is not correct. She has not been dismissed, nor have we the slightest intention of dismissing her. She went home because she was very much disturbed and unstrung, as was perfectly natural, though the chief blame did not rest on her, but on the person who sent 1 gr. strychnin tablets to the ward, where the only ones usual and permitted are 1/60 grain. The fault of the nurse was only in the fact that she assumed that the tablets were the usual ones, and did not read the full label to see. Her career is not ended; she http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Incompetent Hospital Management.

JAMA , Volume XXXIX (17) – Oct 25, 1902

Incompetent Hospital Management.

Abstract


Chicago, Oct. 15, 1902.

To the Editor:
—My attention has been called to an article in your number of October 11 [pages 918 and 920] speaking of one of our nurses who was concerned in the late accident at the Presbyterian Hospital and stating that the nurse had been dismissed. This is not correct. She has not been dismissed, nor have we the slightest intention of dismissing her. She went home because she was very much disturbed and unstrung, as was...
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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1902 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1902.02480430044016
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Abstract

Chicago, Oct. 15, 1902. To the Editor: —My attention has been called to an article in your number of October 11 [pages 918 and 920] speaking of one of our nurses who was concerned in the late accident at the Presbyterian Hospital and stating that the nurse had been dismissed. This is not correct. She has not been dismissed, nor have we the slightest intention of dismissing her. She went home because she was very much disturbed and unstrung, as was perfectly natural, though the chief blame did not rest on her, but on the person who sent 1 gr. strychnin tablets to the ward, where the only ones usual and permitted are 1/60 grain. The fault of the nurse was only in the fact that she assumed that the tablets were the usual ones, and did not read the full label to see. Her career is not ended; she

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Oct 25, 1902

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