Number of failures noted in the immediate response to the fall
Should the patient have neurologic observations to detect complications of head injury?
Is the patient a candidate for fast track medical assessment?
Number of reasons to pay special attention to the patient
Does the incident and the response need to be carefully documented?
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Purpose: To evaluate an older adult after a fall using a post-fall protocol as outlined by the NICE Standard.
Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, General Surgery
Objective: severity, prognosis, stage