Bedsores killing Scottish patients21st September 2010
Liberal Democrat health spokesman Ross Finnie has said bedsores played a part in the deaths of over 500 patients in Scotland over the past five years.
Bedsores were the direct cause of death for 78 patients are were implicated in the deaths of 488 more. Mr Finnie said; He said: "The public will be shocked Scots are still dying from bedsores in the 21st century. They cause huge amounts of pain and discomfort but are easily preventable. The government must treat bedsores as seriously as hospital infections."
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Title: Bedsores killing Scottish patients
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 16128
Date Added: 21st Sep 2010