Viral News: The news of negligence keeps coming from the hospitals of our country. Action is also taken against such hospitals. But now such news has started coming from America also. The country where the medical system is considered the best in the whole world. In fact, in a hospital here, a nurse cut off the patient’s leg without asking the doctor. Not only this, this nurse did not even take permission from the patient.
According to a criminal complaint filed last week in Pierce County, the nurse told her colleagues she wanted to preserve and display the leg at her family’s taxidermy shop. Let us tell you that things related to the animal’s body are usually kept in the taxidermy shop. 38 year old Mary K. Brown will be produced in court on 6 December.
the patient was about to die
According to the criminal complaint, the incident happened while Brown was working at the Spring Valley Health and Rehab Center on May 27. According to the American newspaper US Today, the age of the victim was 62 years. But neither his name nor the date of his death is included in the complaint. The patient was admitted to the hospital in March this year, and health officials determined that he could die by May.
Action will be taken now
Witnesses told investigators that Brown had amputated the man’s right leg on May 27. But neither the doctor nor the patient had given permission to do so. The body was turned over to the county medical examiner because of the “unusual circumstances” of his death, and Brown was charged after the medical examiner’s office contacted investigators in June. The medical examiner said the right leg was not attached to the man, “but was lying next to it.”
FIRST PUBLISHED : November 13, 2022, 14:47 IST