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Elderly - Fall

Falls are leading cause of injuries for seniors. Bone fracture is a common problem with falls injuries in elderly.

First aid to patient:

  • Rest the patient
  • Stop bleeding by applying direct pressure
  • Cover the patient with blankets, in order to keep warm and prevent shock
  • Cover open fracture with clean gauze and cloth
  • Immobilize the injured area
  • Seek medical advice if necessary