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Secrecy protects doctors with long histories of problems

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posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 08:00 AM
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Secrecy protects doctors with long histories of problems


www.kansascity.com

Buried deep in a federal database is Practitioner No. 222117, perhaps the most frequently disciplined doctor in America.

This doctor has been accused of violating drug laws, prescribing unauthorized medications, providing substandard care and obtaining licenses through fraud.

But who is this doctor? And is he or she still practicing?

We don’t know. The federal government won’t say. And it won’t even let reporters or anyone else investigate to find out.

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posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 08:01 AM
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I find this very disturbing. Last year my spouse woke me up at 4am one morning needing to go to the ER. I took him to the nearest hospital. He did not come back home until 12 days later.

What happened in the hospital was a horror story. Fortunately, he survived, but not until after he had been misdiagnosed, made to wait while the ER doc ate his breakfast while we were watching him, received nothing for pain, and was admitted to a general care ward.

They would not prescribe adequate pain killers because they said he was not stable enough. He was in critical condition. After three days he suffered a yank to the equipment by the xray transport idiots, which sent him into shock. He wound up in the ICU.

All along, I trusted that hospital. I wondered at some of the decisions they made, and I did complain, more than once, to the floor nurse supervisor. I was told they would look into the events.

When he was released from the ICU we begged the doc not to put him back on the same ward where he'd started out -- the doc said "no, no, I would never put him there, he should not have been put there to begin with."

Did they discipline that ER doc? Fire the x-ray tech? Retrain the bed-assignment personnel? I have no idea. And now, apparently I couldn't find out if I wanted to.

I will never go back to that hospital. But it should not have taken my husband's near death for me to figure that out.

I have previously felt very skeptical about theories that imply the medical profession. Now I'm not so sure.

www.kansascity.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 08:46 AM
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all part of an 100 yrs+ old conspiracy

chop-shop-hospitals-and-how-they-caused-polio: Cutting for Fun, Profits, and Giggles: Surgically Removing the Appendix, Tonsils, and Spleen


According to the World Health Organization, the United States is ranked 38th in life expectancy, indicating that its standard medical practices are inferior to Cuba, South Korea, Costa Rica, Guadeloupe, Singapore, and 31 other nations. The U.S. system of medicine is only slightly superior to the Czech Republic and Slovenia, despite the U.S. spending approximately 16% of its total expenditures every year for health related expenses. Standard medicine in the U.S. is the world's most expensive, and yet it is among the least safe.

Creating Dependence For Repeat Customers

There are plenty of medical procedures which are both unnecessary and dangerous. With most of them, a complete recovery is eventually possible provided that the patient steps away from the medical establishment, and begins taking care of his own health.

There are, however, three very common surgical operations which make recovery to perfect health practically impossible, as well as limiting the effectiveness of future health therapies. These procedures leave their victims forever dependent on a system that is concerned primarily with ever-increasing profits. These barbaric procedures cripple the immune system, making it unlikely that patients will ever be able to fully live healthy lives, and the establishment has misled us through its media influences into believing that random organ dysfunctions are unexplainable, normal, and incurable without surgical removal. With truly neanderthal-like logic, they have perpetuated a belief that some organs simply become "bad", and that the best solution is hacking them out with knives. Society will someday mock these procedures in the same way that it now mocks other dated medical techniques, such as blood letting.

Allopathic
(all' lo path ick)
adj.

1. Describing the system of disease management using surgery and drugs to suppress the symptoms of disease. 2. Experimental medicine based on laboratory testing: sometimes referred to as "science based medicine" by its advocates. 3. Derogatory slang used by practitioners of traditional health therapies to describe doctors merely involved in symptom management.


The three vital organs discussed herein play important roles in the immune system, and all three have been discarded as if they were useless by the medical profession, at one time or another. The removal of these organs depresses victims' immune systems, which means that even weak pathogens acquire the potential to be fatal in such compromised patients. These operations carry special risks above other surgeries, because the greatest cause of death following 'successful' surgeries is secondary infections.



Creating The Polio Epidemic

Scientists, and some of the braver doctors, now wonder if the Polio Epidemic was caused by the high number of tonsillectomies done in the 1920's through the 1940's. They discovered that the only organ in the body which synthesizes the antibody for Polio (Poliomyelitis) is the tonsils. Persons with removed tonsils have extreme difficulty resisting infections by the Polio Virus. In the 1920's, 30's and 40's, children tonsils were removed regardless of their health. This was supposedly done for the sake of preventive medicine against tonsillitis, since allopathic doctors were falsely trained that the tonsils served no purpose. Traditional Chinese Medicine and Alternative Medicine had long recognized the tonsils as a crucial component of a strong immune system, but leaders of the orthodox medical establishment claimed that they needed scientific tests to prove that these internal organs were actually there for a reason, even as they continually ignored the consequences of removing them. This unique version of science is still practiced by the A.M.A., and the damage done by Polio resulted from it.

Don t Call It Manslaughter: Those Were Just Iatrogenic Deaths

Iatrogenic
(i' at ro gen ic)
adj.

1. Describes a disease, injury, or death that has been caused by surgery or medicine. 2. Having been a consequence of medical treatment.

In the late 1930's, further aggravating the situation was the newly created F.D.A.. It had quickly made it a priority to discourage the use of silver medical solutions, which were competing with its freshly created antibiotics industry. Prior to the industry-wide adoption of the new synthetic, sulfur based, antibiotic medicines, silver solutions were considered critical, all natural, and nontoxic medicines, which were fatal to viruses such as Polio.

Therefore, the Polio Epidemic was iatrogenic caused by the same medical establishment that pretends to be responsible for ending the epidemic. The epidemic began thusly: First, almost all children had their tonsils removed, and secondly, silver was removed from the medicines, eliminating the defenses which had kept Polio at bay for decades.

Medicine Becomes Big Business

The F.D.A.'s new lucrative industries of vaccinations and antibiotics were subsequently born, and these were promoted through the public hysteria which had itself played an important role in generating for its industry partners. Unfortunately, for the rest of us, an astonishingly convenient one-two punch combination of Polio was unleashed upon the American population, and the rest of the world, to make these industries happen. The drug scheme was a resounding success, and now this industry is the most lucrative of all; even surpassing military spending. It is perhaps an even greater tragedy that most of the world was conned into following America's example of how to combat illness, and a worldwide epidemic was born.

During the Polio epidemics, it was found that people who had their tonsils removed were 35 times more likely to develop paralysis. There were many at that time who suggested that polio was an iatrogenic disease [caused by the medical establishment].

"We caused thousands of cases of paralysis. We did not cause the polio, but we converted people who would have recovered from a viral illness into people with a paralytic illness."

-- Dr. Mark Donohoe

The risks of crippling children's immune systems through surgery, and thereby making them especially vulnerable to viruses has been ignored. After all, surgery is the quick fix, which temporarily suppresses the symptoms, and it is also very profitable.

A study performed at the University Medical Center in Utrecht, the Netherlands, showed that removing the tonsils does not decrease the chances of getting ill with a sore throat or cure Sleep Apnea in the long term. In almost every case, alternative treatments would be more effective, eliminate all of the risks associated with the surgeries, and leave the children with stronger, more able immune systems for the future. Who knows when the modern version of Polio will come around again to be aided by the very industry entrusted to stop it. If you, or your child gets tonsillitis, remember that it is usually very treatable before opting for surgery. While antibiotics are a better option than surgery, these also place tremendous stresses upon a body, and make it more likely that a patient will experience a repeat episode in the future.



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posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 09:23 AM
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Thanks for references and info.

Of course, I am aware that many feel that modern "medicine" is a sham intended for people to "be back", and need ongoing care. I personally have never had surgery, and I have pretty strong feelings about the body being "intact". I think when a part is removed, the entire structure is disrupted.

This past summer, I was incapacitated by a spinal cord injury which had been "festering" for about 5 years, and began when I was given a "boot" for two broken toes. It was painful, awkward, and exhausting walking in that thing. What I didn't realize was that the "boot" had thrown my spine into "compensation" mode, and even after it was off, my hips were out of alignment, my spine was twisted like a bent corkscrew.

I went to the chiropractor. He has straightened me out, and no blade has touched my body. I am nearly "perfectly" aligned now. He assures me that if I had gone to the ER with the same condition, I would have been in surgery within hours, with rods being put in my back, and years of painful recovery to never quite be the same anyway.

I suppose I could bring a suit against the doc who prescribed the "boot", but...is it worth the trouble?

I do believe some doctors are honest and have integrity. Obviously there are those who do not.
Sickening.



posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 09:41 AM
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On the other hand I went to the chiropractor for upper back pain, got almost immediate relief - but the chiropractor insisted my back needed adjustments in the lumbar area and tried to straighten out scoliosis.
Three years of accupuncture, rolfing, chinese herbs and physical therapy gave me some relief until the resulting impingements to the spinal cord finally eroded and the result has been FIVE back surgeries, but no rods and only a bit of titanium with screws in my neck. Chiropractic - osteopath - neurosurgeon - orthopaedic surgeon - it's a crap shoot when it comes to medical care because any and all practitioners can easily cripple you for life just by not paying attention.

ganjoa



posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 10:38 AM
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Chiropractic - osteopath - neurosurgeon - orthopaedic surgeon - it's a crap shoot when it comes to medical care because any and all practitioners can easily cripple you for life just by not paying attention.


Absolutely!

I always interview practitioners before becoming a "new patient". There are just too many options for treatment, and no doc can know them all, or master the ones that are most effective.

My chiro has told me there are over 150 chiropractic techniques, and has told me stories of people who have gone to other chiros and got messed up...even after he had gotten them straightened out...example, his buddy was out of town and in need, went to a chiro there at his location, and the guy proceeded to make it worse.

You just never know when you step into a clinic or hospital. I am lucky enough to have a GP and a nurse-prac who I trust, and the chiropractor is an absolute jewel.

I think one of the problems with the entire issue is that too many people don't do their own research. They blindly trust what the 'doctor orders' without educating themselves about the treatments, medications, alternatives, etc. I believe the patient and the practitioner have to work as a TEAM...the patient knows himself best, and the doc (hopefully) knows the science. But if the doc is arrogant and condescending, dismisses the patient's questions, and gives treatment without reminding the patient he/she can DECLINE it, then it's not a partnership.

Too many people don't realize they can refuse ANYTHING the doctors try to give them...hospitals are not prisons. Prescriptions are not traffic tickets. And NO ONE knows EVERYTHING.

Always, always, get references from friends and family. If you MUST choose a doctor unknown to yourself or anyone you know, interview them. If they refuse to be "interviewed" look elsewhere. If they speak down to you, likewise, look elsewhere. And always ask for literature related to what they are suggesting or planning to do to you.



posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 02:54 PM
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Here in Holland a wopping 20 percent of doctors are addicted to alcohol and/or legal drugs and/or illegal drugs. We mustn't forget that too great demands are made on doctors and nurses. Too many hours work, only 10 minutes per patient (when having an appointment with a specialist). Doctors spent 10 plus years of university to become robots. A lot of hospitals are badly organized, the reason why very stupid mistakes happen due to non-communication (what? was it the right leg? thought I needed to amputate the left one...)

The answer I think is way more medical staff.

As to the OP, I don't what happened but glad your husband made it.



posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 03:41 PM
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It's the same here. Doctors are known for using substances to keep up their alertness. They (when starting out) are very much expected to work really long hours, with maybe a nap here and there. They are tired.

I personally do not want a TIRED, YOUNG doctor working on me. I appreciate your contribution to the thread. My husband had a broken rib due to a fall, which fall was due to losing his balance, which loss of balance was due to high blood pressure meds....

He "presented" with a broken rib, which they denied, and said he had pneumonia....long story...but, the xray techs yanked on the tube that was draining his lung, which caused it to collapse and sent him into shock. It wasn't until they inserted the tube that the CT tech said "he has a broken rib" (four days into his "care").

So, anyway, he did make it. But again, thanks for contributing!



posted on Dec, 18 2011 @ 06:25 PM
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I agree that for the most part doctors are decent but they are propped up, bought and paid for by the drug and medical services industry.They form a fraternity and a cabal of like minded individuals who vow and swear cover each others butt in the event of a mal-practice disaster or an ethics violation because nearly all their members will eventually do something against the law, or use poor judgement occasionally. This is the same pattern of corruption and complicity we see in the police force, the military and the priesthood - just to name a few. Thankful your husband survived and lived to tell about it and wise of you to forgo an invasive surgery.


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