A death row inmate develops a lump near his breast and is sent to a local hospital for an examination. The physician wants to perform medical imaging to diagnose the lump, but correctional staff won't remove his shackles. It's impossible to perform the test wearing restraints. He returns to the prison without a diagnosis.
Patients who require nutrition support after discharge can be at risk for readmission if their condition isn't managed carefully. They may experience complications from underfeeding, dehydration, and electrolyte imbalances, says Noreen Luszcz, RD, MBA, CNSC, Walgreens Infusion Services (WIS) nutrition program director.