"1 for you… 2 for me…"

A patient in surgery at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minn., identified only as LVK, was screaming in pain. Registered Nurse Sarah May Casareto, 33, was quick to step in, telling him to “go to your happy place” and “man up” because she had already given him as much medication as allowed. Hospital staff had to hold LVK down to complete the procedure, and the patient later went to police.

The problem: Casareto had only given him a fraction of his dose, police say; she had shot the rest into herself instead. When confronted, Casareto resigned from her job, and allegedly admitted to police she is addicted to painkillers. Hospital administrators “declined to discuss” why doctors would continue to operate on a patient who is screaming in pain. “We have procedures to protect patients,” said hospital spokeswoman Gloria O’Connell, and there are “safeguards in place” to ensure employees don’t steal drugs.

A THOUGHT: Gloria, Let’s see you face LVK and say that again, ma’am.

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About Chase Morgan
Chase Morgan is just your average, ordinary All-American writer. Chase began writing several years ago, but never published anything until the "Are You Friggen' Kidding Me?" blog launched in August of 2009. Chase simply got tired of standing around and just observing all of the craziness in the world, so this anxious writer sat down and wrote the first "Are YOu Friggen' Kidding Me?" article on August 19th, 2009. Now, any time something makes Chase say, "Are You Friggen' Kidding Me?", the issue get's transformed into an article. Chase is currently single, homeless and living under a bridge in South Florida.

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