WHEN PATIENT’S WIFE STATES THAT SHE DOES NOT WANT A DNR FOR HER HUSBAND, DOCTOR YELLS AT HER AND STATES THAT HE WILL NOT SAVE HER HUSBAND!
Patient has No Continuity of Care in Hospital Having 12 Different Nurses and 9 Doctors in 15 Days
Steve Montoya was a 67-year-old husband, father and grandfather. He was strong and healthy. Rarely ever sick. The Montoyas became ill in early November 2021. On November 5, Steve had a telehealth visit and the doctor did not treat him.
On November 11, 2021, Christine took her husband to an urgent care. The urgent care doctor contacted the paramedics to take Steve to the Emergency Room at St Anthony North Hospital in Colorado. Once at the hospital, he was quickly isolated, given paralytics and vented. He was given Remdesivir against the family’s wishes.
Her husband was given many types of medication that made his vital signs go up and down. Christine knew that something was terribly wrong but they would gaslight her. Christine begged the doctors to give him vitamins. That request was refused. The reason provided was that they don’t do that there. It’s not “protocol.”
Steve ended up with a hospital-contracted infection that caused his lungs to collapse. He had no continuity of care with having 12 different nurses and 9 different doctors in 15 days. They would tell her if she did not like the care he was getting, then take him home.
At one point Christine said she did not want a Do Not Resuscitate but she wanted them to save her husband. The doctor yelled at her and stated that he would not save her husband! The same doctor called Christine in the morning to tell her Steve was dying. He told her that he would NOT save her husband. At 10:30 AM, they called her to say he was doing worse. Then at 3:00 PM, they called to tell her she could and should come down because he was actively dying.
By the time she arrived, her husband was dead. Now Christine and her son were allowed to go into the room to see Steve - even though Steve had a roommate who was in the room. Remember this was a Covid ward. She wasn’t allowed to go into the room per hospital policy before.
Steve passed away the day after Thanksgiving on November 26, 2021. Rest in Peace Steve Montoya. Justice is coming.
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