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Minn. medic admits to drug diversion

A co-worker alerted management that the medic was administering dilaudid to patients that didn't need it


By Liz Collins
WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS —  A Twin Cities paramedic is accused of giving patients painkillers they didn’t need in order to keep the leftovers for herself.

Investigators say Marie Waldemarsen admitted to diverting the drug for six months while working out of an ambulance service in Mounds View.

Court documents say a fellow paramedic at this Allina ambulance base first raised the red flag, reporting to management that Waldemarsen was in the middle of her own emergency:

Read full story: Paramedic Accused Of Giving Patients Unneeded Painkillers

 

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