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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Fall Assessment (Part 2)

EM Didctic - June 26, 2017 - By Lakshay Chanana 
"Several studies report that falls are the most common reason for geriatric trauma. Injuries in elderly tend to be more severe as compared to young even with similar mechanisms and severity. While evaluation an elderly with a fall, we also need watch for complications of prolonged immobility as well such as rhabdomyolysis, pressure sores, dehydration..."