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RE: SCOTUS Justice death and CPAP compliance
This should get everyone's attention, written by an anesthesiologist. It's a longer article but here is the conclusion:

"Questions will continue to swirl around the circumstances of Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. Was there a pillow over his head, as was first described by John Poindexter, the owner of the ranch who first discovered Scalia’s body? Were sedating medications or alcohol present in his bloodstream? Why did Presidio County Judge Cinderela Guevara pronounce Scalia dead of natural causes without even seeing the body? Why was no autopsy ordered? Was the Justice murdered, as if this was the plot of some John Grisham legal thriller?

We may never know the answers to these questions, but query most any anesthesiologist about the likelihood that OSA was involved in the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, and the answer you will get is . . .

“Yes, with a high degree of medical probability, obstructive sleep apnea is what killed Justice Antonin Scalia.”

http://theanesthesiaconsultant.com/2016/...eep-apnea/

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02-28-2016 03:54 PM
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According to the rag mag I saw on the checkout line at the grocery store, he was murdered. Didn't take them long... I wasn't interested in reading the story.



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02-28-2016 05:42 PM
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Jimmy Hoffa did it. Too-funny
02-29-2016 12:46 PM
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RE: SCOTUS Justice death and CPAP compliance
Gotta wonder about that Anesthesiologist quote. Would seem a real practicing med professional would take a bit more care. Like saying it was the gun that killed someone. Well no, it's who pulls the trigger. If he had an issue that he didn't address, his system had likely been damaged by years of neglect. Since we know he had good medical care, neglect is what would have killed him.

But this is all conjecture. I read a report that this ranch goes way over the average in keeping what it's big wigs do a secret, including limiting access to local Law enforcement. Someone questioned whether the ranch was an old "chicken ranch". Because there's a real likelihood of the ranch taking care of the scene before authorities showed up, we'll never know what really happened.
04-02-2016 11:48 AM
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RE: SCOTUS Justice death and CPAP compliance
I am certain that a supreme court justice does not pack his own luggage or carry his own CPAP around in one.

Any medical device would have been set up for him by the staff if his Dr. listed it as a medical need.

whether he was prone to use it or wrinkle his sheets is another matter.

Since he never quit smoking or tried to lose weight and mocked people who would not eat red meat, trans fats or smoke a good cigar. He may have simply chuckled at he device being provided for him next to his bed.

None of this changes the fact that he was a great and man an lived beyond the life expectancy of
US Men 76.2 years

(I hope no one takes offense to me but).... honestly, I never heard of the guy until the report of his death, alot of folks agree that he was a great man, and if a CPAP was right there, would NOT using it be a form of suicide?

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04-02-2016 03:37 PM
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RE: SCOTUS Justice death and CPAP compliance
Jimmy Hoffa did it. Too-funny


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04-02-2016 03:42 PM
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