Death Beds

Number 15068
Subject Elderly
Source Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn.)
State
Year 1998
Publication Date Oct. 25, 1998
Summary The News Tribune investigates the threat bed siderails pose to patients in nursing homes. They found a history of regulators ignoring design problems, and bureaucratic inattention that has led to many deaths.
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Pages 29
Keywords Strangulation; Elderly; nursing homes; defective bedside rails
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