Injury following falls is one of the major problems in the health care of the elderly. Falls have many causes: disturbance of balance, poor sight, inappropriate mobility aids, confusion. The morbidity, frequently complicated by fractured bones weakened by osteoporosis, can be very severe indeed, often life-threatening.
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Joanna H. Downton, Consultant Geriatrician, St Thomas' Hospital, Stockport.Review:
'An amazingly wide-ranging sweep of investigative research is explored with great clarity. We need more dedicated consultants like Joanta Downton to stimulate us all to take a fresh look at health problems such as this.' --Nursing Times
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Descripción CRC Press, 1993. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0340548487