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Drug (ab)use in Medicine?Dave Adler EMT-P email@example.com
Sun, 16 Jun 2002 01:36:56 -0400
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Insecure? Hardly. Whimpering? "They don't respect me?" Those words never passed my lips. Perhaps you took the comment too personally. I'd remind you that when this thread was started, the point was on how we as trauma practitioners felt about drug use, specifically marijuana use. It was not to discuss the drug testing policies of the Phila. Housing Police, Burholme EMS or the Phila. Fire Dept. When it comes down to it, a large part of my objection to drug use by those in the medical field is based on their (in my view) inability to make sound decisions. Does the fact that using the stuff is illegal play a part in this? Of course. I see nothing wrong with expressing this opinion. By the way, what's your opinion? Unless I've missed it, you haven't posted one. Dave Adler, EMT-P Editor, Prehospital Perspective Magazine www.prehospital-perspective.com firstname.lastname@example.org > -----Original Message----- > From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] > On Behalf Of DocRickFry@aol.com > Sent: Saturday, June 15, 2002 8:43 AM > To: email@example.com > Subject: Re: Drug (ab)use in Medicine? > > In a message dated 6/15/2002 7:26:48 AM Eastern Daylight Time, > firstname.lastname@example.org writes: > > << have an even stronger aversion to being treated by someone, > credentials and background notwithstanding, who was high as a kite the > night before on God knows what. >> > OHHHH--now it really becomes clear! The old chip on the shoulder rears > its > ugly head! > Are you really so insecure that mere disagreement with a point of view > must > be viewed in so threatening a mammer?! Come on, get off it! Learn to > discuss issues like an adult, and stop whimpering "they don't respect me" > when someone points out a flaw in your reasoning and esouses nothing more > than disagreement! Not one post on this issue in any way was > disrespectful > or demeaning--you should be ashamed to resort to such adolescent nonsense > when you can't come up with support for your stance--come on! Grown > adults > really can disagree without it being seen as a personal attack on one's > manhood--believe it or not! Please stop being so hostile to people you do > not even know simply because they have the effrontery to --disagree. > ERF > > -- > trauma-list : TRAUMA.ORG > To change your settings or unsubscribe visit: > http://www.trauma.org/traumalist.html