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US hospitals consider DNR for coronavirus patients

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posted on Mar, 26 2020 @ 09:35 AM
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If you think the virus is being overblown in the US. Consider this, hospitals are thinking of putting in place Do Not Resuscitate orders for the virus patients. It takes too much time and resources to waste on the victims who are hospitalized. www.foxnews.com...

Similar to Italy who has put in place no breathing (intubation) treatment for people over the age of 60 who get the virus. www.express.co.uk...

For those of you who scream, it's not that bad, more people die of the flu. This is overwhelming hospitals to the point where they are having to make decisions not made in many many years. Most people who die of the flu don't overwhelm hospitals to the point where the younger healthier in minor accidents or even more serious accidents are being put on the back burner.

This is keeping cancer patients away from hospitals for treatment, maybe killing those who could have been cured and lived long productive lives afterward.

Just watch those myraid of hospital TV shows, those urgent patients are put on the back burner for coronavirus patients who can't breathe and are closer to death - leaving the less urgent patients what kind of care?

If you are young and health and say "My freedom matters more" or "Let the strong live and the weak die" or "What's the big deal more people die of the flu". What if you get in a car accident? What if you need minor medical treatment and it is not available because your issue is minor? This is the big deal.

What if you only get the minor version of the virus, no big deal, even if medical professionals are too busy to see you. These are stories from young people who "don't have to worry"
www.today.com...


As many people know, I was one of the first confirmed cases of Corona Virus in Minnesota. I feel obligated to tell other healthy young people that even though they say we're not at risk of serious health issues, THIS # SUCKS! I am very sick. Take this seriously, and be safe

That night, I went from having what felt like a head cold to high fever, the worst body aches I’ve ever had,” he said. “It felt like I was in a horrible car accident almost. I couldn’t move … The simplest of tasks would wind me.” He added, “It knocked me out, the sickest I’ve ever been.”

The fever went away on the seventh or eighth day, but by then, the virus had extended to my lungs, and I started developing pneumonia,” he said. “There was fluid in my lungs, and I was coughing blood. It freaked me out. I’m still not healed.




posted on Mar, 26 2020 @ 09:39 AM
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a reply to: The2Billies

Money...... after all the hospitals are a business.



posted on Mar, 26 2020 @ 09:42 AM
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I’ve been wondering when this would happen?

Will the ones who chose DNR get a morphine cocktail to at least not be in pain?



posted on Mar, 26 2020 @ 09:43 AM
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originally posted by: The2Billies
If you think the virus is being overblown in the US. Consider this, hospitals are thinking of putting in place Do Not Resuscitate orders for the virus patients. It takes too much time and resources to waste on the victims who are hospitalized. www.foxnews.com...


That link is broken.



posted on Mar, 26 2020 @ 09:47 AM
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I have had a DNR in my medical records since 2000. I would rather died then come back to hundreds of thousands in debt for a week or more stay in the hospital.

It's just that I would.lose everything in worked my ass off for just to lose it over medical Bill's. What's the damn point.



posted on Mar, 26 2020 @ 10:03 AM
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So ,why are governors like Cuomo screaming about the lack of ventilators ? If the medical system is going to enact this dnr, when we get sick enough to need extreme measures, why bother?



posted on Mar, 26 2020 @ 10:10 AM
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in a way it kinda makes since, ever heard of triage.


triage [trēˈäZH] NOUN
(in medical use) the assignment of degrees of urgency to wounds or illnesses to decide the order of treatment of a large number of patients or casualties.


don't get me wrong i would like to live as long as l can, but if i'm gonna die or odds are not in my favor. i don't want something wasted on me that might save someone i know and then others that have a better chance.



posted on Mar, 26 2020 @ 10:34 AM
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But...But...Health Insurance...Medical security...greatest in the world...every other nation has death panels but the country where you have to pay a faceless corporation a ridiculous amount of money for health care...this can't be true...

Remember when people on here were bashing on about how Europe and the countries with socialised healthcare had death panels and were letting some patients die because they saw it as the easier or cheaper option? Remember because I do and now the great insurance scam I mean insurance system of America seems to be doing the same thing.



posted on Mar, 26 2020 @ 10:39 AM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

originally posted by: The2Billies
If you think the virus is being overblown in the US. Consider this, hospitals are thinking of putting in place Do Not Resuscitate orders for the virus patients. It takes too much time and resources to waste on the victims who are hospitalized. www.foxnews.com...


That link is broken.

Broken or MIA ?
My guess ?
Yanked.

edit on 3/26/20 by Gothmog because: (no reason given)



posted on Mar, 26 2020 @ 10:42 AM
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posted on Mar, 26 2020 @ 10:59 AM
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and THIS is why health care isn't and never can be a human right.... you can say it is all you want but when it comes down to it you can't create the resources or personnel out of thin air.



posted on Mar, 26 2020 @ 11:42 AM
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originally posted by: smkymcnugget420
a reply to: The2Billies

and THIS is why health care isn't and never can be a human right.... you can say it is all you want but when it comes down to it you can't create the resources or personnel out of thin air.





I have had a DNR in my medical records since 2000. I would rather died then come back to hundreds of thousands in debt for a week or more stay in the hospital.


Sure, lets make people bankrupt if they need resuscitating, free basic health care SHOULD be a human right, you guys are same people saying fetuses must have a right to life but god forbid if you can't afford an ambulance let alone afford to be resuscitated.


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posted on Mar, 26 2020 @ 11:48 AM
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originally posted by: cognizant420
a reply to: The2Billies

I have had a DNR in my medical records since 2000. I would rather died then come back to hundreds of thousands in debt for a week or more stay in the hospital.

It's just that I would.lose everything in worked my ass off for just to lose it over medical Bill's. What's the damn point.


May I ask are you American, if so do you appreciate the NHS in the UK?

What you describe sounds horrific, choosing death because of money, I hope you live a long and healthy life my friend



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