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Medicine: Abandoned Alzheimer's Patient #585691

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 24, 1992
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(Pittsburgh: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(No location given: Keith Morrison) Abandonment of Alzheimer's patient John Kingery in a wheelchair at an Idaho dog track featured; scenes of him in a hospital, note found with him shown. [Post Falls police Det. Harlan FRITZSCHE - comments.] [Laurelhurst Care Center Hall ELLIOT - talks about recognizing the man.] [Kingery's DAUGHTER - refuses to comment.] Increasing incidence of the elderly being dropped off at emergency rooms noted. [Cooper Hospital University Medical Center Dr. Michael CHANSKY, AARP president-elect Lovola BURGESS - comment.]

(Pittsburgh: Tom Brokaw) Authorities reported determining whether charges should be filed in the case.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Morrison, Keith
Duration:
00:02:10

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