PERSONAL BAGGAGE
A Tale of Marriage, Medicine and Murder

No Code

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Chapter 11: Chapter Eleven
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"... have to put on the pads so she could shock him and someone must write the code record. “There’s a living will on this chart but I don’t see a No Code order. Is that right?” Dr. Lawrence asked Penny. “Dr. Scales didn’t want to write one,” Penny said as she tore open the plastic ..."
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"... minutes, Dr. Scales crashed through the back door shouting, “Stop that! He’s got a living will!” “But you didn’t write a No Code order,” the ER doctor replied. Dr. Scales raised his eyebrows and flashed the doctor a curt smile. “Surely you could see from his cardiac ..."

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Chapter 16: Chapter Sixteen
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"... Carolina, and they have living wills.” Penny interjected, “David, please be sure Daddy has a No Code doctor’s order on his chart. Even if a patient has a living will, without the order we have to start a code until we reach the doctor.” “Okay, thanks—I didn’t know that.... I ..."
"...Last night’s nurse poured a cup of coffee, added sugar, and joined Penny, stirring while she talked. “Jason Stephens’s nickname is Squeaky. There’s been a parade of visitors to see him all week: lots and lots of people. He’s a No Code. Liver and kidneys are shut down from septic shock after a bladder infection that became systemic.” She sipped coffee, grimaced, and spooned more sugar. “The EMTs who picked him up told me he lost an eye and one of his legs in an accident when he ..."

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Chapter 17: Chapter Seventeen
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"... answered on the fifth ring, and Penny gave her a rundown. “All right, Penny. Have Rebecca call Dr. Scales again and tell him that his patient is critical and ask him if this is a No Code situation. That should get his attention.” Penny repeated Mrs. Gwen’s instructions to Rebecca and ..."

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Chapter 19: Chapter Nineteen
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"... better. She insists on using a bedside commode, even though she’s too weak to stand up.” “That’s how she was last week,” Janet said. “Dr. Benson made her a No Code this morning.” Penny’s other patient, Mrs. Hattye Hall, a seventy-year-old with ice-blue hair and severe ..."

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Chapter 21: Chapter Twenty-One
"...to give her Report. “In addition to the new patient, you’ve got John Brown and Watt Weeks. Mr. Brown is here incognito for a rest because his father’s on our board of trustees, but Watt is seriously sick. He’s dehydrated and anemic; he should be a No Code, but he’s not. I’ve already given one round of antibiotics. He’s got high fever, and you’re to start transfusions as soon as you get his fever down. I haven’t had much luck with rectal suppositories, so you might try liquid Tylenol.” ..."

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