Student Nurse Accidentally Kills Patient By Injecting Her With Coffee Instead Of IV Fluid

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Coffee addicts may long for a java IV-drip but there is now proof that this is a very bad idea. 

A student nurse in Brazil has been indicted for involuntary manslaughter after accidentally injecting a patient with coffee instead of IV fluid. The patient, 80-year-old Palmerina Pires Ribeiro, died hours later. 

"I saw my mother was agitated, she opened her mouth, and this youngster put coffee with milk into the veins of my mother. Half a glass," the victim's daughter Loreni Ribeiro described. 

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The student nurse, Rejane Moreira Telles, had just three days of work experience before administering the drip, a procedure she was not trained to do. She appeared on Brazil's TV Globo's Fantastico saying, "Anyone can get confused." Perhaps she needed more coffee. 
  
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Kit Hope
Kit Hope

How the hell do you do that by mistake?

tbplayer1
tbplayer1

So much missing from this story.... In this hospital, the provide coffee in a drip that's intended for the patient's mouth?  How did the coffee get into the drip bag?

Ann Edwards
Ann Edwards

Probably wont be importing any Brazilian nurses to work here anytime soon

Kevin J As Initial
Kevin J As Initial

What an IDIOT savage. What was coffee even doing in an IV bag or even anywhere around the works? And these people are going to host the olympics???

Aaron Vasquez
Aaron Vasquez

I bet the mexican nurses in santa ana dont have to deal with this

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