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Hospital mobile bans 'must stay'

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by gkd_uk, Sep 6, 2007.

  1. gkd_uk

    gkd_uk Moderator Moderator Webmaster

    Evidence that mobile phones can interfere with vital intensive care equipment has been strengthened.
    More than half the hospital ventilators tested by Dutch researchers stopped working properly when a mobile was switched on nearby.

    The government has said current bans on the use of mobile phones in hospitals can be relaxed.

    But the Critical Care journal study suggests it would be folly to do this in high dependency areas.

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