"I solemnly pledge myself before God and in the presence of this assembly to pass my life in purity and to practice my profession faithfully. I will abstain from whatever is deleterious and mischievous and will not take or knowingly administer any harmful drug."
The "Nightingale Pledge" all nurses undertake at the beginning of their careers. It is heartbreaking when patients fall prey to healthcare workers who decide against honoring this code of ethics.
Kimberly Clark-Saenz was a nurse who injected bleach into her patients and killed them. But this evil among the convalescent did not affect only in-patients. This profoundly immoral act touched investigators, the judge presiding over the case, the jury, the attorneys, and the victims' families.