Would hospitals really do this?
A friend of mine who works in the linen services department (restocking supplies) of a hospital, said he was in the ER department today when a gunshot victim came in coding. He claimed to do CPR on him. I think he's full of crap because don't hospitals have a team of medical professionals that are responsible for responding to codes? Especially while in the ER, I'd think there would be doctors and nurses who would come to the rescue.
- Diane ALv 73 years ago
It sounds doubtful, especially if he was not trained in CPR (then really doubtful), but if he was the only one around available in a small ER, then maybe, but yes, almost all facilities have teams and staff for this.
- PlogstiesLv 73 years ago
I would not believe him.
- John de WittLv 73 years ago
He may very well have been drafted to help if the team members were tired or otherwise occupied.
- LauraLv 73 years ago
He is not a doctor, in the hospital he can't legally touch a patient.
Your friend is full of crap.