...What really astounds me is not that a Swedish man sewed up his own leg after waiting for a long time in a hospital. Heck, I wouldn't be surprised if things like that happened in all nations.Here's the original news story.
The really disturbing part of the story is that the hospital then reported the man to the police. A classic case of "blaming the victim." The bureaucrats in Sweden's government-run healthcare system obviously were not pleased that he called attention to their failure.
Friday, August 6, 2010
How's That Swedish Universal Care Going?
John Stossel discusses the latest medical outrage in Sweden in his blog post, "Great Moments In Government-Run Health Care":