TITLE

Off-duty web post gets nurse fired

PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Nov2010, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p128
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the case of nurse Cheryl James of the Oakland Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. James received publicity in July of 2010 after she was fired from her job after posting a statement on the online social networking site Facebook about her frustration of having to treat a patient who had been accused of shooting and killing a police officer.
ACCESSION #
54560687

 

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