A nurse in Illinois faces prison time for diluting morphine when providing the medication to a patient in 2021. This incident shows how medical staff can violate patients’ trust and engage in malpractice, putting patients’ lives at risk in the process.
If a nurse or another healthcare professional tampers with medication, not only could he or she face federal charges, but victims or their loved ones may have grounds to file a civil lawsuit against the offending employee.
Diluting Patients’ Morphine: A Federal Offense
An Illinois nurse has recently faced federal charges for tampering with a patient’s liquid morphine at
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