Falls leading to Emergency Room Treatment
By books, a fall is defined as an occurrence as a result of a person stepping or putting full force on an uneven ground and as a result, they experience fall and likely to sustain light to serious injury depending on the degree of fall, it can be categorized as fatal or non-fatal.
From a retrospect, fall usually occur to individuals who are aging from 65 and older as millions of them around their age. Specifically, 25% of these individuals around their age fall each year as some researches suggest that falling once may double one's chances of falling again because of muscle memory and injuries sustained from past events.
What causes fall in the first place?
In a recent study 700,000 to 1 million individuals fall every year inside hospitals in U.S., more than 30% of these falls are admitted to be preventable if risks are addressed and acknowledged by people inside the hospital including patients that should be helped and assisted properly by their attendant. So, with that said, here are some common causes of fall in an American hospital:
Medical Malpractice Claim
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