News | News By Subject | News by Disease News By Date | Search News
Get Our FREE
Industry eNewsletter
email:    
   

Medicine Or Mass Murder? Guideline May Have Caused 800,000 Deaths In Europe Over The Last 5 Years


1/16/2014 8:36:42 AM

free biotech news Get the latest biotech news where you want it. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today!

Last summer British researchers provoked concern when they published a paper raising the possibility that by following an established guideline UK doctors may have caused as many as 10,000 deaths each year. Now they have gone a step further and published an estimate that the same guideline may have led to the deaths of as many as 800,00 people in Europe over the last five years. The finding, they write, “is so large that the only context in the last 50 years comes from the largest scale professional failures in the political sphere.” The 800,000 deaths are comparable in size to the worst cases of genocide and mass murder in recent history.

Hey, check out all the research scientist jobs. Post your resume today!

Read at Forbes


comments powered by Disqus
Forbes
 
 

ADD TO DEL.ICIO.US    ADD TO DIGG    ADD TO FURL    ADD TO STUMBLEUPON    ADD TO TECHNORATI FAVORITES