Elderly people who get stuck in the bathBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6938.1240a (Published 07 May 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1240
- M A Cadier,
- P J Shakespeare
- Wessex Regional Burns Centre, Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury SP2 8BJ.
EDITOR, - Considering the alarmingly high incidence of elderly patients becoming stuck in the bath (1 in 7 patients interviewed) it would appear very fortunate that only one of C Gooptu and G P Mulley's patients required skin grafting.1 Since 1984 14 patients over the age of 70 have …