Friday, July 04, 2008

Death by elimination

If you've been thinking about making a trip across the pond to retire in Britain, you might want to reconsider. The nation's hospitals have developed a medical protocol to knock off the senior citizens who are taking up their beds. It's a simple recipe; keep the patients snowed on sedatives and withdraw their fluids. You can read about it here.


Tom in Vegas said...

This is incredibly sad. I often wonder what purpose we ever had of going to war with the Nazis if we're implementing similar techniques that were used in the concentration camps they maintained. And, supposedly, we're a civilized society.

Shirley said...

Marie Currie must be rolling over in her grave.

paramedicgirl said...

Shirley, Marie curry the physicist and Nobel prize winner? You'll have to explain the connection here.