Indoor and Outdoor Falls Among Older Adult Trauma Patients: A Comparison of Patient Characteristics and Outcomes

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Abstract

Date Presented 3/31/2017

Significant differences exist in patient characteristics, factors associated with falls, and outcomes for indoor versus outdoor fallers admitted for trauma care. Results can help inform targeted primary and secondary injury prevention initiatives.

Primary Author and Speaker: Patricia Gentile

Additional Authors and Speakers: Tracy Chippendale

Contributing Authors: Melissa K. James

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