Topic: rude doctors

My Dad went to the hospital last night because his ammonia levels were really high and he got confused. at the time my mom didnt know what was wrong and was really worried. when they were there the doctors were really rude and one of them called my dad a "train wreck". she called me and told me this right now and i'm really upset about it. To me it seems unethical and just wrong. My dad is a person and he's suffering. He's not a train wreck.


deeko

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That is terrible and incredibly unprofessional.  Be sure to report these comments up the chain of command at the hospital.  That should never happen to a patient.  I don't know if your dad has been treated there previously, but my personal reaction is to avoid that hospital in the future. 

My best to your dad.  I hope he comes back from this episode quickly, and I hope his spirits remain high.  High spirits to you and your mom as well.  Don't let this knock you down.  Big hugs to you.

30-something caregiver

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Deeko...... I agree 100% with Sarah!!!  I would report him to the Hospital and State Ethics Board.  Thats totally inappropriate  regardless what context it's put in.  Be firm and professional don't lower your values because of a jerk.  God bless you guys!  I surely hope things have eased up a little.  When you have time please let us know how you all are doing okay?  We are limited on the type of support we can provide but we are here if you need to chat.
Jeff G.

Take it to the Limit,One More Time! (Eagles)

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hey guys, unfortunately my dad passed away. it was so quick i didnt have a chance to say goodbye. he was so out of it i couldnt communicate with him. i take comfort in the fact that i was in the room with him when he went, but i'm still filled with regret. i wish i could go back in time and really appreciate him. i always loved and respected my dad, but i didnt know how to talk to him. Yesterday John T. Skelton died. i'm going to miss him.

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Deeko..... I'm so sorry for your lost.  I lost my Dad 2 years ago from congestive heart failure.  I to wish I could have been able to communicate better but he and I both knew how much we loved each other.  It was just one of those generational times where my Dad was not shown how to show affection.   He was one of the hardcore earn the money and support the family guys.  Due to distance and pretty sick with chemo I was unable to even make it to his funeral but relatives taped it so I got some closure.  4 months prior to his death I told him how much he had always meant to me and how much I loved him and promised that he and Mom would stay together and I kept that promise and made sure they had a room together with matching recliners in a nursing home.  My Mom was sitting beside him holding his hand when I called to wish my Mom a Happy Mothers Day. Needless to say that did not happen that year.  I hope to get my health back up to par to go visit my Mom again, phone calls just aren't enough.  Deeko you and your Mom will have loving memories forever, that can't be taken away I assure you. May your Dad Rest In Peace.
God Bless You Both !
Jeff G.

Take it to the Limit,One More Time! (Eagles)

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Hya deeko may your dad rest in peace. Agree with jeff my hubbie is an older man of the generation not able to show too much emotion. But they do still have it inside.
He knew I'M SURE THAT YOU LOVED HIM, and he loved you. In time you will appreciate that you were there at the right time for  him. We all have some regrets.
Someone a long time ago said to me "whatever we do it is never enough".
I realise now this is how we feel not the person who has been taken from us.
look after your mom these are precious memories that last for ever  love and light xxxxx

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