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Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor wants police to add a taser to the hospital's life-saving equipment.
Hospital officials say they've seen an increase in aggressive behavior in the emergency room, because of fewer inpatient psychiatric beds and less outpatient counseling.
They want a taser on hand at the hospital for police to use in case of an emergency.
The Bangor city council has some say in the idea.
It has to decide whether to allow police to accept a $1,000 grant to buy th
Originally posted by mrsdudara
The tension in the emergency rooms are crazy at times.
Originally posted by ModernAcademia
But fixing healthcare would be much easier
Plus how many people go to the emergency room only because they can't find a family doctor accepting more patients?
Everything is all screwed up!
Originally posted by dgtempe
Still, i think tasers are a bit much. I guess we have to agree to disagree.