Friday, December 10, 2004

Lance Armstrong wristbands called patient safety risk

From today's Star Tribune:
Some hospitals are putting the brakes on Lance Armstrong's cancer organization fundraising bracelets. It's not cold-hearted backlash, but rather a safety precaution.

Patients wear colored bracelets to identify safety needs, said Lisa Johnson, vice president of patient services for Morton Plant Mease Health Care. Yellow stands for "do not resuscitate.''

Gulp! Paige, do something about this!

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