Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Falls now the most common type of major trauma in England and Wales report reveals

In a press release published by the University of Sheffield last week, falls from a standing height are now the most common cause of major trauma, the first national report on major injury in older people has revealed.

  • 10-year report based on 8,176 injured patients aged 60 and above
  • Report reveals urgent need to tackle the growing problem
The full story can be read here: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/news/nr/falls-most-common-type-of-major-trauma-1.694189

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