Kristen Diana Parker Faces Criminal ChargesJuly 3rd, 2009 - 11:54 pm ICT by GD
It has been reported that due to the swapping of medical dosage by an employee at the Medical center in Denver, thousands of patients have been exposed to the dangerous disease of Hepatitis C. The woman has been identified as Kristen Diana Parker who is a former surgery technician. Criminal charges has been made on her after it has been alleged that she had swapped her own dirty syringes with the one filled with the painkiller Fentanyl which is regarded as a powerful narcotic.
It is been said that she has done this while working at the Audubon Ambulatory Surgery Center in Colorado Springs and Rose Medical center in Denver. The Syringes given to the patients were filled with saline solution instead of the narcotic.
Kristen Diana Parker has accepted the criminal charges made on her She used to inject the drug Fentanyl in her own body. A complaint has been filled at the U.S. District Court in Denver against her.
Till now at least nine surgery patients at Rose have been detected of having infected with Hepatitis C and it has been assumed that 6000 patients have been advised for a test since they may be exposed to this incurable disease Hepatitis C. The Rose Medical Center has been working with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to determine whether Parker is the source of the virus or not.
It has been reported that on October 21 2008, Parker has been fired from the Rose Medical center after she was it was found that she had taken Fentinyl. She then joined the Audubon Center. Since she has been charged with tampering a consumer product, she may have to face 10 years of imprisonment and a maximum $250,000 fine.
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