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  1. Falls in the Elderly - American Family Physician

    ... are hospitalized after a fall than in elderly patients who are ... of nursing home residents fall ... .27 Frail elderly persons tend to fall and injure ...
  2. Do Old People Really Fall, Break A Hip, Then Go Downhill ...

    Do Old People Really Fall, Break A Hip, ... before their hip fracture remains in a nursing home for at least a ... to prevent in frail elderly ...
  3. Avoiding Surgery in the Elderly - The New York Times

    ... Avoiding Surgery in the Elderly ... But it’s gradually becoming clearer that for the very old and frail, and for nursing home ... Back Pain; Browse ...
  4. CDC - Older Adult Falls - Hip Fractures Among Older Adults ...

    Hip fractures are serious fall injuries that ... Impact near the hip dominates fracture risk in elderly nursing home ... Survival after Hip Fracture.
  5. Elderly falls: What to do if someone falls - Aged Care Blog ...

    If you are caring for a frail older family member it is important to know what to ... Immediately after a fall: ... 5 questions to ask nursing home staff after a fall ;
  6. What is Causing Half of Elderly Fall Deaths? - Total Injury

    ... than half of the deaths of elderly people after falls can be ... Back and Neck Injury; Elderly ... After a fall during which an elderly person sustains ...
  7. Dangers in the Hospital for Elderly Patients: What to Watch For

    It’s one of the more common complications of hospital visits for elderly patients ... were elderly and frail. ... for people to fall in a way that ...
  8. For elderly, even short falls can be deadly; Adults 70-plus ...

    ... died following a ground-level fall, compared to 1.5 percent of non-elderly ... loose carpeting in their home and putting railings on ... go back to the same ...
  9. Elderly Hip Fracture: Prevention & Treatment

    Home environment: Throw rugs and ... Seven weeks after her fall, ... 30% Fewer Hip Fractures Reported After Elderly Cataract Surgery;
  10. Falls in Elderly – The Game-Changer - elder-one-stop.com

    (My own doctor advised me that elderly usually don't fall and break a hip; the frail hip breaks and then they fall. ... (See our page on Care For Elderly In Home ...