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Old 12-09-2009, 06:11 PM
 
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The Canadian Press: N.S. man angry hospital wouldn't help father having heart attack in parking lot

"An elderly woman with a cane and a heart condition was told to bring her husband into a Nova Scotia hospital on her own or call 911 after he suffered a heart attack 10 metres from the facility's front door, the couple's son said Friday."

This makes me so angry!
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Old 12-09-2009, 06:25 PM
 
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This is common policy for most hospitals and has to do with jurisdiction and liability issues. If it happens IN the hospital's doors, they take care of it. Outside, it's up to EMS.
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