Sadly, this is not the first time we’ve seen this problem in a nursing home.  In this instance, an LPN has been accused to taking medications away from patients.  It is not clear from the article, as least at this point in the investigation, as to why the nurse was doing this.  In the past, we have seen situations wherein nurses were either selling or using the drugs.  Either way, this is a horrible situation for the nursing home residents. 

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