1. It is The Sun. The Sun is incapable of reporting proper news accurately and appeals to societies lowest common denominator with rubbish about celebs and other non-entities filling it's pages of c**p. 2. He is a smoker (as am I). Operations were therefore cancelled on health grounds over which he personally can have control. Quit the fags get the op is my guess. 3. Had this happened in the states, he would still be facing a huge bill for his original visit to A&E, as well as the prospect for finding money to get it corrected. At least under our NHS he has not been required to pay a penny, and nor will he have to for any of his medical care.
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 4:58:53 PM
"umm... i'm not an expert, but it says that they put it in a cast. don`t they usually set a bone before they cast it? did he like rip the cast off and mess his arm up himself just for news?"
He took the cast off himself. I have no idea why. I think the sequence of events is as follows:
He falls and breaks his arm.
He`s taken to hospital, where he is treated straight away. X-rays, setting, cast, the usual.
He`s told to return after a set time for the healing of the injury to be assessed.
On the assessment, it`s found that the break is not healing properly (this may have been his fault too) and it should be pinned. He is advised to get into better shape, because he`s not fit to be operated on.
He takes the cast off (obviously he shouldn`t have done).
In pre-op testing, he is found to be too unfit to be operated on. So it`s delayed.
The last step is repeated.
It`s his choice to be too unfit to be operated on - he smokes a lot. His blood pressure is too