CINCINNATI – The floor seemed filthy and she could not get rid of the grime.
Amie Detzel frantically scrubbed that nursing home floor with cleaning supplies she’d found when no one was looking. On hands and knees, dragging her IV pole with her, the gravely sick woman incessantly scrubbed.
Meth had found its way into the nursing home. She was suffering from addiction. So she used it.
The psychotic episode happened after Detzel had spent days (and nights) of pushing the drug into the intravenous catheter that her caregivers were using to infuse antibiotics into her infected heart.