After reading about the kidney debacle at the University of Toledo Medical Center, I get the impression that the disposal of a viable kidney was not an accident but pure negligence on the part of the nurses, doctors, other operating-room staff, and management (“Disposal of kidney bag described; Nurse, UTMC policies get blame in botched surgery,” Sept. 25).
The blame goes all the way up to top officials, whose job it is to make sure policies and procedures are in place to safeguard such errors and that they are consistently followed.
It appears that the “operating team” was not a team at all, but a group of individuals doing his or her own thing disregarding the patient from whom the kidney was removed and the patient awaiting the kidney.
No amount of apologies or money will ever make up for such negligence.
Surgeon to blame, not the nurses
Why are the nurses punished for the kidney mishap? If anyone is to blame, it should be the surgeon.
Nurses only do what is expected of them.
These nurses are pawns; I hope they get their jobs back.
Sunday events supplant worship
As a licensed minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, I wonder why events start Sunday morning and take people away from church.
Events such as the 19th Annual Komen Northwest Ohio Race for the Cure on Sept. 30 and sporting events make parents choose between God and that event.
Why can’t the start time be 12:30 p.m. or 1 p.m. Sunday?
I am not against sports or events on Sunday, just give Sunday morning back to God.
Jesus ‘wife’ issue fails Scripture
In response to your Sept. 19 article “Faded scrap of text mentions Jesus’” wife; Scholar believes papyrus piece genuine”: This Coptic writing was done 400 years after Jesus.
Accepted Scripture is from the 1st century.
Jesus and Mary were common names.
It is possible there was a Jesus married to a Mary. However, it was not Jesus of Nazareth.