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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 03/05/13: No CPR, Glenwood Gardens, And Carson City

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CBS LAS VEGAS- Authorities say an elderly woman being cared for at a Bakersfield retirement facility died after a nurse at the facility refused to perform CPR on the woman after she had collapsed. Local media reports say when the 87-year-old resident of Glenwood Gardens collapsed at the facility around 11 a.m. Tuesday a staff member called 911, but refused to give the woman CPR. Pat McGinnis, Executive Director of the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, talks about what happened at Glenwood Gardens and why there needs to be changes in nursing home policies. Was the employee of a California senior community right to refuse CPR to a dying 87 year old resident? Callers tell us if they thought the nurse was right to not preform CPR.

Geoff Lawrence, Deputy Policy Director for the Nevada Policy Research Institute, gives us an update from Carson City and what bills are moving forward in the State Legislature. Larry Smith, Partner with Benson, Bertoldo, And Carter and Attorney for the Bolden Family, talks about what their law suit against Ammar Harris, the cab company, and other entities. Was the employee of a California senior community right to refuse CPR to a dying 87 year old resident? Callers tell us if they thought the nurse was right to not preform CPR.

Authorities say an elderly woman being cared for at a Bakersfield retirement facility died after a nurse at the facility refused to perform CPR on the woman after she had collapsed. Was the employee of a California senior community right to refuse CPR to a dying 87 year old resident? Callers tell us if they thought the nurse was right to not preform CPR.

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