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Doctor sued for decorating unconscious patient's face

TORRANCE, Calif. -- A Southern California anesthesiologist's decision to decorate an unconscious patient's face with stickers and a photo taken by a nurse's aide have prompted a state investigation and a lawsuit against the hospital and doctor for alleged breach of medical privacy.

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Gunny48 - 9/7/2013 11:01 AM
1 Vote
'Her attorney, Andrew T. Ryan in Los Angeles, said Valdez had to leave her job ordering and maintaining supplies for the hospital's operating rooms because she was "ridiculed and humiliated while under anesthesia." ' (BS! The appropriate response is "pay back is a beeotch" and plot something in return...) I agree that it may have been in poor taste and possibly merited a public apology &/or disciplinary action by the hospital but not a lawsuit, quitting your job, etc.

concernedone20 - 9/7/2013 9:51 AM
2 Votes
Grow up babies, no one got hurt!

wishmistress - 9/7/2013 2:56 AM
2 Votes
OMG, what a nation of cry babies! They were colleagues for crying out loud.
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