An Avoidable Mistake and a Wake-Up Call

Jane Doe was a frail 81-year-old female resident who had resided in a skilled nursing facility for 18 months. Her medical history included hypothyroidism from having had a total thyroidectomy when she was a young adult. She required levothyroxine daily.
Source: Caring for the Ages - Category: Health Management Authors: Tags: LEGAL ISSUES Source Type: news