jueves, 30 de agosto de 2007

Leído en BBC News

Aunque no tenga que ver estrictamente con las úlceras, creo que es interesante (y preocupante):
(resto del artículo en :http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/6966713.stm)

Nurses fear 'elder abuse errors'
Elderly person
The poll found no evidence that abuse was going unreported
Fear of misinterpreting a case of elder abuse may be stopping some nurses from reporting it, according to a survey.

Some 60% of 850 private and NHS nurses polled said such concerns might stop them making a report, while 26% cited fear of retribution from the abuser.

But the poll by Help the Aged provided no evidence that abuse in hospitals or care homes, which it primarily examined, was going unreported.

Nursing home representatives said staff training was better than ever.

According to studies, as many as 350,000 older people are at risk of abuse in the home

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