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Tucson nursing home fined for nursing home abuse and neglect

A Tucson nursing home has been fined more than $20,000 for failing to give medications to 21 patients over four days last winter and other patient-care violations. One of the patients missed seven daily doses of a drug used to control a potentially life-threatening heart arrhythmia. Other issues of nursing home abuse and neglect that the health department cited include: failure to properly care for patients’ bedsores.

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