Brain

Falls

Keeping patients on their feet

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One in four older people have a fall each year, with subsequent injuries and hospital stays often exacerbating existing health concerns. So how can we improve patient care after falls to reduce the risks of it happening again?

Improving ED processes for falls patients

Sandra Miles

Most patients that present to the hospital with falls injuries are the elderly and frail. It is known that if they've fallen once, they have a much higher chance of falling again. Can we change this?

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Reducing re-admission rates in hip-surgery patients

Changing clinical practices is key in reducing the rate of readmissions of hip surgery patients - providing better aftercare.

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