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Memorial Hospital In Springs Investigated For Using Taser On A Patient

First Posted: 07/19/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 05:30 PM ET


Colorado Springs Gazette:

The Colorado Department of Health is investigating Memorial Health System for using a Taser to subdue a patient earlier this year.

A statement from the hospital says it "treated a homicidal patient in the Emergency Department who became physically violent and threatened our staff.... A Taser was used on this combative patient in compliance with policy and to protect the patient and care providers from being injured."

Read the whole story: Colorado Springs Gazette


Filed by Ethan Axelrod  |