An elderly woman died in a nursing home because staff refused to perform CPR

Just heard about this horrible story tonight.  An 87-year-old woman died of a heart attack after she passed out in an assisted living facility in Bakersfield, CA.  The nurse who was on duty called 911 but refused to perform CPR, because it was the facility's policy. The link:,0,43655.story This story made me angry in [...]