Tag Archive for ‘adult falls’
Trauma at Thanksgiving
This month’s column examines National Trauma Data Bank® records on the occurrence of injuries sustained during the 24 hours of Thanksgiving Day 2017.
Statement on Older Adult Falls and Falls Prevention
The Statement on Older Adult Falls and Falls Prevention was prepared by the ACS Committee on Trauma through its Subcommittee on Injury Prevention and Control and was approved by the Board of Regents at its June 2019 meeting in Chicago, IL.
Old, irregular, thin, and falling
This month’s column examines the occurrence of patients ages 80 or older on anticoagulants in the National Trauma Data Bank®.
Statement on older adult falls and falls prevention
The following statement on adult falls and falls prevention was developed by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma and was approved by the Board of Regents.