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How ERs Fail Patients With Addiction: One Patient’s Tragic Death  

By Editor - Thu Jul 15, 2:45 am

Jameson Rybak tried to quit using opioids nearly a dozen times within five years. Each time, he’d wait out the vomiting, sweating and chills from withdrawal in his bedroom. It was difficult to watch, said his mother, Suzanne Rybak, but she admired his persistence. On March 11, 2020, though, Suzanne grew worried. Jameson, 30 at the time, was slipping in and out of consciousness and saying he couldn’t move his hands. By 11 p.m., she decided to take him to the emergency room at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, South Carolina

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How ERs Fail Patients With Addiction: One Patient’s Tragic Death

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