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The Aged and Falls -- Characteristics and Facts, Bed-Check® Corporation:"Each year about 12,000 older Americans die as a result of a fall. Falls are the second leading cause of unintentional injury death in the U.S., second to auto accidents, and the leading cause of nonfatal injuries.˛"
Bed-Check® Corporation 222 E 1st Tulsa, OK 74103 Voice: (800) 523-7956 Fax: (918) 749-9828 E-mail: info@bedcheck.com
http://www.bedcheck.com/aged2.html

Falls Top List Of Hospital Admissions:"OTTAWA - Falls are the leading reason for injury admissions to Ontario hospitals, and elderly women are the most likely sufferers. Worse, patients spend an average of nine days in hospital as a result of their injuries."
http://www.medicalpost.com/mdlink/english/members/medpost/data/3506/13B.HTM

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Choosing Antithrombotic Therapy For Elderly Patients With Afib Who Are At Risk For Falls:"The benefits of warfarin therapy in stroke prevention have been demonstrated in other trials.1 Warfarin therapy is not without risk, and prescribers are especially concerned about adverse outcomes when prescribing warfarin to elderly patients at risk of falling. Approximately one-third of community-living elderly persons experience falls annually.2 It is not known if warfarin therapy is actually associated with an increased incidence of subdural hematoma (SDH) in patients who are at risk for falls."
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Created on July 24, 1999

Last updated by Andrew Lopez, RN on December 1, 2017


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